Fires at Heartland Settlement Co., nearby dumpster in Spring Township intentionally set, official says

Posted: 1:17 PM EST Nov 15, 2013   Updated: 6:50 PM EST Nov 15, 2013

A pair of fires that erupted inside a business and a nearby dumpster in Berks County were intentionally set, officials said Friday.

The fire at Heartland Settlement Co., 55 Commerce Dr., Spring Township, broke out just after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A short time earlier, firefighters responded to a dumpster fire a few blocks away.

Both fires have been ruled arson, but no arrests have been made, said Commissioner Pat Brandenburg, Spring Twp. Fire Dept.

Anyone with information about either fire is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at  877-373-9913.