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Another suspicious fire burns Petersburg home

Posted at 10:31 PM, Sep 06, 2018

PETERSBURG, Va. -- For the fifth time in recent weeks, the Petersburg Fire Department responded to a suspicious house in Petersburg. Thursday night's fire, along the 600 block of W. Washington Street, was similar to other fires in the neighborhood in that the home was vacant and the fire started on a back porch.

Sources confirmed to CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil that the was indeed suspicious and in the same neighborhood as four other arson fires that have occurred over the past two months.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call Petersburg Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

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