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State Fire Marshal Rules Toledo Area Fire Arson

TOLEDO, Ohio. — A structure fire in Curtice (Lucas County) near Toledo has been ruled arson by the Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau. Investigators are seeking tips from the public to help identify those responsible. 

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, at approximately 6:15 a.m., the Jerusalem Township Fire Department along with other mutual aid departments were dispatched for a fire at 11755 Rachel Road. The structure was unoccupied and there were no injuries.

The Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this fire.

Anyone who has information should contact the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728.

The State Fire Marshal is part of the Ohio Department of Commerce, Ohio’s chief regulatory agency. The Department is focused on promoting prosperity and protecting what matters most to Ohioans. We ensure businesses follow the laws that help them create jobs and keep Ohioans safe. To learn more about what we do, visit our website at com.ohio.gov.