After four arsons in five days, AFD asks for community’s help

From the Asheville Fire Department:

The City of Asheville Fire Department has responded to eight structure fires in the past five days. Four of these structure fires were intentionally set. The Fire Department is asking the community for their help in obtaining any information related to these fires. Please contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050 or send a tip via text message specifically to the Asheville PD by Texting “APDTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES).
April 1st 40 Simpson St. – Cause: Intentionally Set
April 1st 28 Waters Rd. – Cause: Unintentional
April 2nd 45 Oregon Ave. – Cause: Unintentional
April 2nd 159 Riverside Dr. – Cause: Intentionally Set
April 3rd 2500 River Ridge Dr. – Cause: Undetermined
April 5th 165 Craven St. – Cause: Intentionally Set
April 5th 91 Craven St. – Cause: Intentionally Set
April 6th 16 Shady Oak Dr. – Cause: Undetermined


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  1. boatrocker

    4 intentional fires in 5 days?

    What about real news?

    Which bands from Austin or Brooklyn are playing the remaining soon to be opened breweries that have not mysteriously burned down at night?

    Where is my next favorite artisan-fusion food truck supposed to be parked so as to not catch fire?

    Where is Brent Brown’s scathing indictment of local firebugs in cartoon form and who is offended by said cartoon as it detracts from positive vibes and community?

    Does Asheville print media have a Woodward and Bernstein? My house is smelling pretty bad for spraying it down with local H2O inside and outside every night before I fall asleep to discourage arsonists.

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