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Authorities seek tips after vacant home in Ashtabula Co. set on fire for second time since June 2020

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 12:59:30-04

NORTH KINGSVILLE, Ohio — State authorities are seeking tips on an intentionally set fire at a vacant home in North Kingsville in Ashtabula County earlier this week.

The North Kingsville Fire Department responded to the 7200 block of Harmon Street at about 1 a.m. Monday for a reported fire at the structure, according to a news release from the Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau.

This is the second intentionally set fire at that residence recently; the first took place on June 1, 2020, officials said.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire. Anyone with information is asked to call the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728.

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