Several fires set inside vacant home in Reading, officials say

Posted: 3:38 PM EST Nov 12, 2013
North 11th Street, Reading fire

A fire that damaged a vacant house in Reading early Tuesday afternoon appears to be suspicious, officials said.

Investigators said they found evidence of several small fires on the first and third floors of the house in the 1300 block of North 11th Street. The biggest fire was burning on the second floor.

No one had been living in the house, officials said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.