Investigators hope someone can identify the man seen in surveillance photos. (Courtesy Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -
Firefighters are looking for someone setting fires across the Asheville area.
The Asheville Fire Department and Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force are investigating a series of fires set Oct. 17.
Firefighters said six separate fires were set between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. involving newspaper boxes along Coxe Avenue near the post office, two boxes along the 81 block of Patton Avenue, one at the intersection of Haywood Street and Battery Park and another off of Wall Street near the Laughing Seed Restaurant.
Investigators said have video surveillance of an unknown man seen setting one fire.
Anyone who saw something suspicious the morning of Oct. 17 is asked to call the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force at 828-255-5321 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050 with information.
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