Colorado Authorities Say 1 Arsonist May Be Responsible for 17 Fires

June 3, 2008

Grand Junction, Colorado police are investigating 17 downtown fires they say may be the work of a single arsonist.

The fires began Jan. 8 and the most recent was last week.

Fires have been set in carports, garages and at least one car. They were started with matches, lighter fluid and newspaper.

Police say all the fires occurred late at night or early in the morning. Investigators say they have a surveillance video that may show the arsonist.

Information from: The Daily Sentinel,

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