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Suspicious blazes under investigation in West Virginia city

February 7, 2019

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Firefighters in West Virginia are investigating two more suspicious blazes in Huntington, for a total of 13 since the beginning of the year.

The Herald-Dispatch reports one fire reported on Thursday occurred at a home where the family had been displaced due to a separate fire at a neighboring home. The other occurred at an abandoned home about two miles away.

Huntington’s fire marshal and police are investigating the blazes.

Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial says the city had 18 arsons reported in 2017 and 2018.

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Information from: The Herald-Dispatch, http://www.herald-dispatch.com

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