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Petersburg firefighters respond to house fire near recent arsons

Posted at 11:09 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 23:25:28-04

PETERSBURG, Va. – Petersburg firefighters have responded to a house fire on West Washington Street for the third time in the last three weeks.

Officials say crews have responded to a vacant house fire near the intersection of West Washington and Pine streets.

This is in the same area where detectives say multiple other vacant homes have caught fire in recent months, with the last two of them ruled arson.

CBS 6 has a crew on the way to the scene.

This story is developing.