Arson Suspected in Dorm Fire at Miami University in Ohio

August 28, 2008

Officials at Miami University are investigating two fires they say were deliberately set in a dormitory on the Oxford campus.

University police say the fires were discovered early Tuesday, August 26 in basement kitchenettes in Hepburn Hall.

A fire alarm alerted students and the building was evacuated. Officials say there were no injuries and minimal damage.

Witnesses told police they saw two suspicious males in the building around the same time the fires were sparked.

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