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Heidelberg Fire Suspect Seen on Video

Surveillance cameras recorded a person pouring an accelerant into the rear of a house that’s part of the Heidelberg Project before setting it on fire, a spokeswoman for the Michigan-based outdoor art project said Wednesday. Houses in the outdoor art …

Arson Ruled at Former Mack Trucks Building in Pennsylvania

Fire officials in Allentown, Pa., say last week’s blaze at a former Mack Trucks building was intentionally set. Allentown Fire Department Assistant Chief Lee Laubach told The Express-Times on Tuesday that investigators determined an accelerant was used to set the …

Illinois Fire Marshal Gets New Arson Dog

A droplet of accelerant no bigger than the tip of an ink pen can’t get by Gemma. Gemma is a new employee of Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office, introduced to media Wednesday in front of a burned home in Marion. …