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Weekend Middleton Drive fire ruled arson

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division has ruled an early morning fire on Middleton Drive arson.

Shortly after 4 a.m. on Friday morning fire crews and Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 243 Middleton Drive on a report of a structure fire.

The residence was a total loss but no injuries were reported.

"According to Effingham County Sheriff's Arson Investigator Dan Mealor, the fire which was originally considered to have been suspicious, was intentionally set," Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said.

"A reward up to $10,000 dollars is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for arson," Ehsanipoor said.

Anyone with information can contact the Effingham County Sheriff's Office at 912-429-9874 or the Georgia Arson Control Hotline at 1-800-282-5804.

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