Arsons on Va.'s Eastern Shore rise to 18

ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) -- An arsonist has struck again on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Virginia State Police said Thursday that a fire was set overnight at an abandoned barn in Accomack County.

It's the 18th fire set at abandoned structures throughout the county since Nov. 13. No injuries have resulted from the fires.

State police say all the fires have occurred during overnight hours.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information.

To report a tip, call: 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at (757) 787-1131.


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