Reward offered for information on BG arsonist


This is a photo taken from a surveillance camera of the suspected arson.

This is a photo taken from a surveillance camera of the suspected arson.


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COLUMBUS – A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for setting a fire at a Bowling Green car wash.

The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking tips from the public regarding the identity of a man suspected of intentionally setting the fire at the Super Wash on N. Prospect Street on Nov. 30.

The suspect was also seen breaking into the utility drop box the same night as the car wash fire.

The investigation is being conducted by the State Fire Marshal, Bowling Green fire and police departments. A reward of $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for these fires. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee as well as an additional $5,000 offered by the car wash owners to encourage witnesses to come forward and hold those accountable for their actions.

Anyone who has information on the identity of the suspect should contact the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728, the Bowling Green fire or police departments.

This is a photo taken from a surveillance camera of the suspected arson.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2021/12/web1_Suspect-202-20-20PIO-copy_BW.jpgThis is a photo taken from a surveillance camera of the suspected arson. Photo provided