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Suspect Sought in Cook Arson

Posted at: 10/13/2012 11:10 PM
Updated at: 10/14/2012 8:46 AM
By: Zach Hammer

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect after a suspected arson Saturday morning north of Cook.

A passing motorist reported the house fire at 1970 Hwy 53. Cook and Orr Fire Departments responded to the scene around 6:40 am.

The residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

Investigator Steven Heinrich, of the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, has determined the fire to be intentionally set.

There is a $2,500 reward being offered for information about this case. if you have any information please call the arson hotline at 1-800-723-2020.