8/18 UPDATE: Two more arsons under investigation -- Thursday, August 14 in the vicinity of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue and near Ivy Avenue and Ridley Circle.
Fire officials say the fire marshal suspects juveniles are behind the criminal activity. Anyone with information should call Crime Line at 1-888-lock-U-UP

NEWPORT NEWS -- Newport News Fire Marshals are investigating several recent arson cases.

Officials say there were five dumpster fires in close proximity to each other that were intentionally sent last Friday.

18th Street and Jefferson Avenue
600 block of Ridley Circle
16th Street and Ivy Avenue
600 block of Ridley Circle
1500 block of Ivy Avenue

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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