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SALEM, OHIO - Authorities are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever torched a Salem home last month.

The State Fire Marshal says a fire was intentionally set at a home on 654 East Third Street in Salem on March 15.
 
The Salem Fire Department responded with mutual aid assistance from the Perry Township Fire Department at approximately 11:30 p.m.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the identification of the person or persons responsible for the fire.
 
"Information from the public is crucial to solving these kinds of cases," said State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers. "Investigators want to hear from anyone who saw something out of the ordinary at or around the time of the fire or who may have heard someone speaking about the fire with an unusual level of interest or knowledge."
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Salem Police Department at 1-330-337-7811 or the State Fire Marshal's Fire & Explosion Investigation Bureau at 1-800-589-2728.

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