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46th arson reported on the Eastern Shore

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Nelsonia, Va. – Another arson was reported on the Eastern Shore Sunday night, the second of the weekend.

The blaze is the 46th arson in an abandoned structure on the Eastern Shore since mid-November.

45th arson reported on the Eastern Shore
Police believe several people may be behind 44 arsons in Accomack County

At about 11:30 pm Virginia State Police were called to a structure fire in an abandoned two story commercial building on Route 13 in Nelsonia.

The fire was discovered shortly after it was started and there was little damage to the building.

No one was injured in the blaze.

Anyone with information about these fires is asked to call the Virginia State Police toll-free at 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131. There is a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the Accomack County fires that leads to an arrest and conviction.