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Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced For Arson In Gloucester County

Officials announced that a volunteer firefighter was sentenced for arson on Thursday.

03/28/2013

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3 Juveniles Arrested For Arson In Atlantic County

Three juveniles were arrested for allegedly starting fires in multiple trash cans around a former middle school in Mays Landing Saturday night.

01/13/2013

Man Sentenced To 16 Years For Arson Insurance Fraud

A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a potentially catastrophic arson insurance fraud which netted him over $127,000.

11/17/2012

Philadelphia Man Sentenced To 16 Years For Arson Fraud

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.

11/16/2012

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Police Investigate Another Suspicious Car Fire In Folcroft

Police in Folcroft, Delaware County are investigating their 3rd arson fire involving a car in less than four weeks.

10/24/2012

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Dealing With NE Philadelphia Vehicle Arsons May Be a Long, Slow Slog

Those fires left both individuals and a social service agency scrambling.

10/15/2012

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2 Suspicious Fires Under Investigation In Folcroft

Fire officials in Folcroft, Delaware County, are investigating two suspicious fires that happened just two blocks apart, overnight.

10/01/2012

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15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Arson, Attempted Murder In Gloucester County

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.

08/21/2012

Forest Fire Contained In Southern New Jersey; May Be Arson

Crews have contained a forest fire in a remote section of southern New Jersey’s Hamilton Township, west of Atlantic City.

07/12/2012

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Suspect Arrested In Camden County Barn Fire

Crews in Camden County battled a barn fire early Saturday morning and now one person is in custody, facing arson charges.

07/07/2012

(The charred remains of a playset at FDR Park in South Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

South Philadelphia Man Charged With Arson Of FDR Park Playground

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.

06/25/2012

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Authorities Suspect Arson In Early Morning Car Fires In Kensington, Juniata

Philadelphia police are investigating a series of car fires overnight in Juniata and Kensington.

06/23/2012

(The charred remains of a playset at FDR Park in South Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Arson at a South Philadelphia Playground: ‘Act of Evil,’ Says Mayor

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.

06/19/2012

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Police: Distraught Husband Intentionally Set Northeast Philadelphia Fire

Investigators say that a fire that appears to be related to a domestic dispute was intentionally set in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday.

05/08/2012

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Two Arrested For Pine Hill Arson And Attempted Robbery

The two suspects confessed to starting two brush fires in order to enter a nearby business and steal copper and tools.

04/14/2012

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