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NEW INFO: Dunn Street House Fire Ruled Arson

For the second time in as many days an arson fire has struck a vacant home in Greenville.

The latest happened Wednesday night on Dunn Street. Battalion Chief Doug Branch says the fire has been ruled an arson.

No one was injured in the blaze.

A Tuesday morning fire about a mile away on Gooden Place was also the work on arson, according to Branch.

Both cases have been turned over to Greenville police.


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Greenville firefighters have extinguished a house fire near J.H. Rose High School, though the thick smell of smoke still lingers in the neighborhood.

The fire Wednesday night happened at a home on Dunn St., just off Arlington Blvd. in Greenville. Neighbors say the house is vacant.

Crews also fought a fire Tuesday morning on Gooden Place, which is about a mile away. Investigators said that fire was arson.

Fire officials say they're not sure yet what sparked this latest fire. A Greenville Police officer assigned to keeping watch at the house overnight said Greenville Fire-Rescue will return at 6 a.m. Thursday to investigate the fire. The entire property is roped off with tape.


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