Firefighters Battle Early Tuesday Fire in Accomack County - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Firefighters Battle Early Tuesday Fire in Accomack County

Posted: Updated:
(Photo: easternshorefire.com) (Photo: easternshorefire.com)

NELSONIA, Va.- Firefighters were called to another overnight fire in Accomack County.

Accomack County Emergency Services confirms the fire happened at around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at a building near 16731 Metompkin Road in Nelsonia.

Emergency services says the building appeared to be a shed.

Eight companies responded to the fire.

Virginia State Police confirm this was the work of a serial arsonist, but fire crews continue to investigate the fire.

Prior to Tuesday's fire, the last arson to have occurred in Accomack County was on Sunday morning in Withams.

More than 70 fires have been intentionally set on the Eastern Shore of Virginia since mid-November, according to investigators.

State police are offering up to a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection with the Accomack County arsons. Anyone with information about these arsons is asked to call (757) 655-1437.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Barn Fire at DSU Under Investigation

    Barn Fire at DSU Under Investigation

    11/17/2017 01:06:00 -05:002017-11-17 06:06:00 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 10:56 AM EST2017-11-17 15:56:50 GMT
    (Photo credit: Dover Fire Department)(Photo credit: Dover Fire Department)
    A barn at the back of the Delaware State University campus in Dover, Del. caught fire Thursday night, authorities said.More
    A barn in back of the Delaware State University campus in Dover caught fire Thursday night, authorities said.More
  • Laurel Man Killed in Crash

    Laurel Man Killed in Crash

    11/17/2017 06:54:00 -05:002017-11-17 11:54:00 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 6:54 AM EST2017-11-17 11:54:19 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a crash Thursday night that killed a Laurel man, authorities said Friday morning.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a crash Thursday night that killed a Laurel man, authorities said Friday morning.More
  • Woman Dies in Ellendale Hit-and-run Crash

    Woman Killed in Ellendale Hit-and-run Crash

    11/17/2017 07:11:00 -05:002017-11-17 12:11:00 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 10:10 AM EST2017-11-17 15:10:08 GMT
    Delaware State Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a woman was struck and killed while walking on an Ellendale road late Thursday night.More
    Delaware State Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a woman was struck and killed while walking on an Ellendale road late Thursday night.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices