Investigators seek tips in Cuyahoga County arson case

COLUMBUS  The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking tips from the public regarding an intentionally set fire at a home in Garfield Heights in Cuyahoga County.

The fire at 4969 E. 84th Street occurred at around 9:30 p.m. June 3 after the home was broken into, according to a news release. Footage obtained from a Ring doorbell camera shows two suspects fleeing the scene on foot after setting fire to the interior of the home. To see the Ring doorbell camera footage of the crime, click here.

The investigation is being conducted by the State Fire Marshal’s office. A reward of up to $7,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the fire – $5,000 from the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee and $2,500 from the Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728.

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