A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a potentially catastrophic arson insurance fraud which netted him over $127,000.
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a potentially catastrophic arson insurance fraud which netted him over $127,000. The arson fire went to two alarms and although, fortunately no one was injured, it destroyed the building and threatened other homes, businesses, a school and interrupted public transportation near Bustleton Avenue in the far Northeast.
Police in Folcroft, Delaware County are investigating their 3rd arson fire involving a car in less than four weeks.
Those fires left both individuals and a social service agency scrambling.
Fire officials in Folcroft, Delaware County, are investigating two suspicious fires that happened just two blocks apart, overnight.
The 15 year-old girl charged with two counts of aggravated arson and six counts of attempted murder appeared in court on Tuesday for a second detention hearing.
Crews have contained a forest fire in a remote section of southern New Jersey’s Hamilton Township, west of Atlantic City.
Crews in Camden County battled a barn fire early Saturday morning and now one person is in custody, facing arson charges.
A man who lives near FDR Park in South Philadelphia has been charged with a recent arson of the playground there that all but destroyed it.
Philadelphia police are investigating a series of car fires overnight in Juniata and Kensington.
The mayor has announced a reward fund which had, by the end of his press conference, more than doubled to $11,000 for the arrest and conviction of whoever set the fire.
Investigators say that a fire that appears to be related to a domestic dispute was intentionally set in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday.
The two suspects confessed to starting two brush fires in order to enter a nearby business and steal copper and tools.
Police are investigating a number of car fires in an apartment complex in Mt. Airy.
Prosecutors say a North Philadelphia couple is facing numerous charges for assaults on two victims. One of the victims — a 20-year-old woman — was doused with flammable liquid and set on fire.