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Three fires in Oakmont ruled arson

| Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006

Authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for setting three arson fires in Oakmont overnight, including one that destroyed a vacant house.

The fires occurred at:

  • 336 Delaware Ave., Pennsylvania Municipal Services Co., approximately 11:30 p.m. Exterior damage to the rear of the structure.

  • 638 Allegheny River Boulevard, approximately midnight. Loose paper set ablaze in the front of the building, but no damage.

  • Dark Hollow Road, near The Commons, just after 5 a.m. House burned to the ground.

No injuries reported. The Allegheny County Fire Marshal's office said all three were apparent arsons.

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