CITY ON FIRE State Fire Marshals Investigating Suspicious Fire
Reported by: Dave Benton
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jun. 18, 2012 10:53 AM EDT
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012 10:09 PM EDT
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
Firefighters are investigating what they believe is another suspicious fire in the city of Huntington.
Firefighters tell Eyewitness news that the latest fire broke out in the 2600 block of 8th Avenue Sunday afternoon. That's an area of the city where several other fires have been intentionally set throughout the year.
An eyewitness who didn't want to reveal his name says after he saw smoke billowing from the second floor window, he notice a man jumping over the fence.
State Fire Marshal began investigating Monday afternoon. After he gathers evidence, it will be turned over to the Huntington Police Department's Detective Bureau.
The number of suspicious fires in Huntington have exceeded 50 since November.
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