More fires set in Eastern Shore community

Posted at 8:14 AM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 08:14:14-05

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Two weekend fires in Accomack County are believed to be the work of an arsonist, according to Virginia State Police. Sunday’s fires bring the total number of arson fires in the Eastern Shore community to 39 since Nov. 12.

“All fires are currently being investigated in an ongoing arson investigation,” Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya wrote in an email.

The Sunday fires, a storage shed in Nelsonia and a brush fire in Onley, were the first arson fires to be set in several weeks.

Complete list: Accomack County fire investigations since Nov. 12th

Anyone with information about these fires are asked to call the Virginia State Police toll-free at 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131.