COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking tips from the public regarding an intentionally set fire at a home in Franklin in Warren County.
The Franklin Division of Fire & EMS responded to 127 W. 27th St. at approximately 2 a.m. May 23 for a reported fire at the vacant, single-family home located along a bike trail. Upon their arrival, firefighters discovered the entire rear of the structure was fully engulfed in flames.
The investigation is being conducted by the State Fire Marshal’s office and the Franklin Division of Fire & EMS. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728.