January 15, 2016


UPDATE:  Seashore officials seek
information about suspicious fire


Cape Hatteras National Seashore law enforcement staff are investigating a suspicious fire on seashore property. 

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Nags Head and Roanoke Island fire departments extinguished a human-caused fire south of Whalebone Junction and on the east side of Highway 12.  There were no injuries or property damage, but the human-caused blaze put firefighter lives and local residences at risk.

If you were driving this section of road on Highway 12 between 6:30 and 7 p.m. on January 12 and saw any suspicious activity or vehicles along the road edge in this area, or if you have any other information about the cause of this fire, please call the Dare County Crime Line.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident can leave anonymous information with darecommunitycrimeline.org or call 252-473-3111 or 800-745-2746.  The National Park Service through the Dare County Crime Line Office is offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of the responsible person per persons involved in this crime.





             
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