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Newark Vehicle Arson Fire

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office was requested to assist the Maryland State Police with a report of a vehicle fire at 9005 Horseshoe Lane, Newark, Maryland.  The fire occurred sometime between the evening hours of January 17, 2017 and the morning of January 18, 2017.  The County Fire Marshal's Office was requested at 12:53 on January 18, 2017.  Upon the arrival of Deputy Fire Marshals, a 2014 white Chevrolet Silverado 4 door pickup was discovered with the interior of the truck damaged by fire.  During the course of the fire investigation it was determined the fire was intentionally set (Arson).  The vehicle was owned by Armondo Saldana - Elarado, Inc.  The cause of the fire is officially listed as "Incendiary".  Anyone with information is asked to call the Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office at 410.632.5666 or the Maryland Arson Hotline at 1-800-492-7529.

 For further information contact Deputy Fire Marshal Robert Korb, Jr. (rkorb@co.worcester.md.us)