Suspicious arson fire in Eveleth; Officials offering reward to find those responsible

By KBJR News 1

Suspicious arson fire in Eveleth; Officials offering reward to find those responsible

July 12, 2012 Updated Jul 12, 2012 at 10:47 AM CST

Eveleth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Eveleth Police responded to an early morning fire; which they deemed as suspicious.

At 5:28 a.m. on Thursday morning, Police responded to a garage fire on Douglas Avenue.

When officers arrives on scene, the garage was burning and was extinguished by the fire department,

The garage suffered minimal to moderate damage, yet, no damage estimates have been made.

Upon investigation of the scene, the fire was deemed suspicious and is being treated as an arson fire.

Up to a $2,500.00 reward is being offered through the MN Arson Reward Project for information leading to the identification of the person(s) responsible for this fire.

If anyone has any information regarding the fire, please contact the Eveleth Police Department at 218-744-7560 or the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-723-2020.

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