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Reward offered in Apex neighborhood fires

Posted June 7, 2010 4:36 p.m. EDT

— Apex authorities are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in five suspicious house fires.

The most recent fires occurred on Sunday when house on Saint Emilion Court was burned to the ground and a home on Bexley Hills Bend was severely damaged. The homes are within a block of one another.

The suspicious fires date back to Aug. 7 when a fire broke out at 1820 Grand Maison Drive. Authorities are also investigating an Oct. 18 fire at Beaver Creek Commons Drive and a Feb. 13 fire at 1813 Grand Maison Drive.

The fires are being investigated by a task force consisting of U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the N. C. State Bureau of Investigation, the Wake County Fire Marshall’s Office, the Apex Fire Department and the Apex Police Department.

Police and local associations are offering a $25,000 reward for information which results in the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the fires.

Anyone with information about the fires should should contact authorities by e-mail at fireinfo@apexnc.org or phone at 919-249-1150. Any information can be left anonymously.


Locations of Apex suspicious fires

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