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Arson Investigators Seeking Tips in Ross County Case

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — State fire investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving an arson case in Ross County.

The fire occurred at 316 West Main Street at around 11:20 p.m. Monday in Bainbridge. The home was vacant at the time of the fire.

The investigation is being conducted jointly by the State Fire Marshal’s office, the Ross County Sheriff’s office, and the Bainbridge Fire Department.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728 or the Ross County Sheriff’s office at 740-773-1185.