Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Crime Stoppers unit is looking for information regarding a number of arson fires in the Wilmington area.
Authorities say they have seen a number of fires in the last couple of months, the latest being a structure fire at a home on Eastwood Road, May 23.
Fire investigators say there was about $150,000 worth of damage to the residence.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of individuals involved.
People may contact Crime Stoppers, Text A Tip if they wish to remain anonymous or the North Carolina Arson Awareness Council at 1-800-334-3000 which also offers a reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this fire.
To text a tip using your cell phone or PDA to the number 276-637 (CRIMES). In the body of the message text: "Tip 708", then type in your tip.
If you can't text, you can also submit anonymously at www.tip708.com.