Virginia Firefighters Battle Another Arson Fire

March 13, 2013
More than 60 fires have hit the Eastern Shore since mid-November and yet another happened Tuesday night when an abandoned hotel burned in Tasley.

March 13--TASLEY -- Fire destroyed an abandoned motel late Tuesday on the Eastern Shore.

About 9:30 p.m., firefighters were called to the 23300 block of Tasley Road where the old Whispering Pines Motel was burning, according to Virginia State Police.

A preliminary investigation determined that fire appears to be arson.

More than 60 fires have been reported on the Eastern Shore since mid-November.

A $25,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the arsons. Information can be reported by calling or texting 757-655-1437.


Interactive map: Eastern Shore arsons

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