W.Va. Authorities ask for the public’s help in Arson cases

The West Virginia Fire Marshal’s Office announced the need for the public’s assistance in the investigation of a series of suspected arson cases.

Eight different fires have occurred in the Capon Bridge and Augusta areas.

Each of the fires have occurred in vacant structures with no injuries reported.

As the investigation continues authorities are asking the public to be on the watch for as well as be alert to any suspicious activity.

The public is asked to be on alert at least until the suspect or suspects are apprehended.

If you have any information or see suspicious activity report it immediately to law enforcement.

If you have any information or wish to report suspicious activity call 1-800-233-3473.

There is a $5,000 reward offered for information leading to arrest and conviction in any arson case in West Virginia.

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