Authorities continue to investigate string of 28 fires around Lynchburg

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The above image is of the suspect vehicle police say is involved in a string of fires that have occurred in Lynchburg. (Photo: Courtesy Lynchburg Police Department)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – The Lynchburg Police Department and the Lynchburg Fire Marshal’s Office are working together to solve a string of fires that have been occurring in and around the city.

Now, they are turning to the public for help.

Police and Fire personnel are asking anyone who may have knowledge of any of these fires to contact them. If you have surveillance footage of any of these fires, you are urged to contact the police to provide them access to the video to help them solve these cases.

They say the suspect vehicle involved in these fires is a mid-2000’s silver/gray Nissan Altima with a sunroof.

Below, are the dates and locations of each of the fires that have happened thus far:

Date of FireTime of FireLocation
June 137:28 p.m.100 block of Turner Lane
June 1410:13 a.m.17th & Monroe Streets
June 143:03 p.m.1900 block of Bransford Street
June 146:42 p.m.Main & Buena Vista Streets
June 149:27 p.m.Harrison & 6th Streets
June 149:57 p.m.900 block of 8th Street
June 1410:08 p.m.100 block of Easton Avenue
June 1410:30 p.m.Ruffner Place & Essex Street
June 1411:04 p.m.11th & Pierce Streets
June 1411:06 p.m.1500 block of Buchanan Street
June 1411:14 p.m.10th & Taylor Streets
June 1510:07 a.m.17th & Monroe Streets
June 1511:31 a.m.1500 block of Pierce Street
June 1511:37 a.m.1100 block of 11th Street
June 1511:39 a.m.1400 block of Pierce Street
June 1511:44 a.m.11th & Filmore Streets
June 1510:26 p.m.Maple & Poplar Streets
June 1510:32 p.m.800 block of 1st Street
June 1612:28 a.m.1800 block of Boston Avenue
June 168:14 a.m.17th & Taylor Streets
June 168:49 a.m.15th & Jackson Streets
June 169:17 a.m.Faquier & Early Streets
June 165:26 p.m.1100 block of Monroe Street
June 167:56 p.m.2200 block of 13th Street
June 1610:11 p.m.200 block of Page Street
June 1710:48 a.m.800 block of Pierce Street
June 206:46 a.m.1300 block of 14th Street
June 209:19 a.m.13th & Garfield Streets

Anyone with information can call the Fire Marshal’s Office at (434) 455-6375, Detective Dubie with the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6102, or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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