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Police, Fire departments team up to investigate rash of arsons

Posted at 2:53 PM, Apr 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 14:53:00-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Investigators from the fire and police departments are working together to solve a number of recent arsons in Battle Creek.

The Fire Marshall and detectives are looking for information on fires set at three locations.

  • 64 Oaklawn Avenue where 3 fires have been set
  • 203 Post Avenue for a fire happened on March 30. This is also the scene of the double homicide of Joseph Soule and Jaclyn Lepird, and another fire in October of 2020.
  • 398 Hambli Avenue for a vehicle fire on March 21 that also damaged a structure.

READ: Home where couple found dead gutted by fire

Silent Observer offers a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a criminal. Tips can be called into the Fire Marshall at (269) 966-3519 or sent to Silent Observer at (269) 964-3888.

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