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Authorities Cite Arson as Cause of Leesburg Fire; Seek Public Help in Investigation | Crime

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Authorities Cite Arson as Cause of Leesburg Fire; Seek Public Help in Investigation
Authorities Cite Arson as Cause of Leesburg Fire; Seek Public Help in Investigation

 

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the fire that damaged the building housing the Loudoun County Department of Community Corrections in Leesburg Wednesday, November 14, 2012, was caused by arson. Authorities are asking the public for help in determining who deliberately set the fire. Anyone with information regarding the fire should call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-8477 or email vgrigsby@leesburgva.gov

Fire and rescue units from Leesburg, Hamilton, Lansdowne, Lucketts and Ashburn responded to the fire at 107 Loudoun Street in Leesburg at about 6:15 a.m., Wednesday. The fire was quickly extinguished. No one was injured.  Damage to the structure was extensive and is estimated at $200,000. The fire forced the relocation of the Community Corrections staff to a building at 106 Edwards Ferry Road, N.E. in Leesburg until further notice.

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