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Reward grows for info on Va Eastern Shore arsons

Thursday - 2/14/2013, 9:58pm  ET

ACCOMAC, Va. - Authorities are increasing the reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction related to a string of arsons on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

The Accomack County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that the reward has been increased from $5,000 to $25,000.

They've also set up a tip line and are posting new printed fliers throughout the area.

Nearly 50 arsons have been reported in the county since Nov. 13, 2012.

No one has been injured. A majority of the structures have been abandoned.

State Police say the fires may be the work of several individuals, based on evidence.

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