Ten dumpster fires set across Newport News

Between August 6 and August 19, 2014, there have been a total of 10 dumpster fires in the area of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue and the 600 block of Ridley Circle. (Photo credit: Newport News Fire Department)
Between August 6 and August 19, 2014, there have been a total of 10 dumpster fires in the area of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue and the 600 block of Ridley Circle. (Photo credit: Newport News Fire Department)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News fire investigators need your help to find the person or persons responsible for ten dumpster fires in the city.

The fire department responded to five dumpster fires between August 6 and August 7 in the Ridley Place apartment complex. There were two more fires on August 13 and three on August 19 all in the area of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue, according to Sgt. Randy Rajkumar.

Investigators ask that if you know anything about these arson cases, including who may have set the fires, call Crime Line at 1-888-lock-u-up. You can remain anonymous.

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