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NEWS RELEASE 05/14/10: Portland Firefighters Respond to Two More Intentionally Set Fires Overnight


At 2:56 the morning of May 14, 2010, Portland firefighters received multiple reports of a van on fire.  On arrival fire crews found two Plymouth Voyager minivans on fire.  The fires were extinguished with no one injured and no damage to the nearby buildings. 

The fires were each intentionally set.  Investigators are working to determine who set these fires and whether or not they are related to the vehicle fires set on May 11th.  Investigators haven't released value or damage estimates yet for either minivan. 

Investigators invite anyone with pertinent information to call the Arson Hot-line at (503)823-3791.
Possible penalties for Arson
Arson I, Class A Felony: $50,000, 20 years

Class B Felony: $20,000, 10 years

Arson II and 1st Degree Criminal Mischief: Class C Felony: $ 5,000, 5 years

May 14, 2010


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