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Investigators Rule Greenville Church Fires As Arson

Posted January 19, 2007 6:43 a.m. EST
Updated January 19, 2007 8:21 a.m. EST

— Investigators now believe two church fires in Greenville were arson.

Police say someone intentionally set a fire that destroyed The Memorial Baptist Church on Jan. 13. The damage is estimated to be $1 million.

Later that night, authorities said another church, Unity Free Will Baptist Church, was set on fire, but that building was not seriously damaged. Authorities also responded to a break-in at a third church.

There is a reward offered for information that leads to an arrest.