Up to $5,000 reward offered for tips in Preble County arson

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information on a vacant house fire in Preble County that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is asking for the public’s help with a fire at 312 S. High St. in West Manchester.

Firefighters responded around 1:58 a.m. Aug. 25 to the fire, according to the Ohio Fire Marshal’s Office.

Investigators and the Preble County Sheriff’s Office determined the fire was set intentionally.

The $5,000 reward is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee.

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

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