Vinton County Fire Ruled As Arson

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The Ohio State Fire Marshal ruled a fire that killed a Vinton County man is a case of arson.

The body of 75-year-old Thomas Jackson was found inside a home on Goosecreek Road in South Bloomingville on October 19th.
Investigators said there is specific evidence the fire was intentionally set but can't release the details because the investigation is ongoing.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information about the fire.
Anyone with information can call the Division of State Fire Marshal at 1-800-589-2728.