MELFA, Va.- Virginia State Police are investigating another apparent arson in Accomack County.
This latest fire occurred at around 12:40 a.m. Thursday at a single-story unoccupied commercial building on the 29500 block of Lankford Highway in Melfa. There were no reported injuries.
An initial investigation determined the blaze appears to be arson. Police continue to investigate the incident. Once more information becomes available, a written release will be sent out.
Thursday's fire marks the 63rd suspected arson under investigation in Accomack County since mid-November.
Police once again urge the public to come forward with any information that can assist investigators with in solving these arsons. Anyone with information about the arsons is asked to call the Virginia State Police toll-free at 1-800-582-8350 or (757) 424-6820; or call the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at (757) 787-1131.
There continues to be a $25,000 reward offered to any information that leads to an arrest and conviction.