Washington County VA

Two fires, one investigation: arson?

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. - Washington County, Virginia deputies say an arson investigation is underway after two fires overnight and one this morning.

We contacted the sheriff's office and were told, there was a brush fire and a house set on fire last night near "Pocahontas Trail."

One happened just before midnight and the other a little after. We're told, no one lives in the house right now.

Deputies also tell us a third fire was reported in the Benhams area this morning.
The sheriff's office is investigating that fire along with Virginia State Police.

Deputies say there is no link between the fires at this time, but deputies are investigating them as arson.

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