Reward offered to help solve arson on Cleveland’s East Side

Reward offered to help solve arson on Cleveland’s East Side

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - There is now a reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in connection with an arson on the city’s East Side.

Firefighters were called out to a vacant home at 11900 Faringdon Ave. Monday, July 15 around 8:30 a.m.

Officials said the home had caught fire and exploded.

Firefighters were on the scene for several hours.

No injuries were reported.

Crimes Stoppers is offering a $2500 reward and the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering an additional $5000 reward for tips involving the Faringdon fire.

Investigators are also asking for help in solving an April 29 arson at a home in the 2900 block of E. 66th.

Cleveland fire officials investigating arson at a home on E. 66.
Cleveland fire officials investigating arson at a home on E. 66.

A firefighter broke his leg while battling the blaze.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in that fire.

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