(Hillsboro, OH.)—The three recent fires in Highland County are making the Ohio Fire Marshal’s Office suspect an arsonist.

The first fire was in a barn on June 3 on Woods Road. The second fire burned a trailer and barn on Carmel Road June 12. The most recent fire, June 23, was at a home on Saw Mill Road.

State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers is asking that anyone with information about the fires, people who have witnessed the fires, or have heard people speaking about the fires with an unusual level of interest to call in.

The number for the State Fire Marsha’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is 1-800-589-2728.


The Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering a $5,000 reward for information.