Police chief: No new leads in old Bedford Middle School fire

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Fire Crews work to control fire at Bedford Middle School on Jan. 23, 2020, 8:43 a.m. (Photo: WFXR News)

BEDFORD, Va. (WFXR) — It has been five days since the old Bedford Middle School went up in smoke and flames. Bedford Police released photos of a person police believed started the fire intentionally.

The investigation also revealed that an accelerant was found at the school. But authorities received no new leads in the arson investigation this weekend, according to Bedford Police Chief Todd Foreman.

The lack of leads is in stark contrast to the more than 100 leads that came in at the start of the investigation.

If you recognize the person in the photos below or have information on this investigation, call Bedford Police at (540) 587-6011 or the Bedford County Fire Marshal at (434) 566-7905.


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