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Published on May 27, 2024
Michigan State Police Seek Arson Suspect After Campers Torched in Ogemaw CountySource: Flickr/Canadian Emergency Buff

Authorities in Michigan are on the hunt for an arsonist after two campers were set on fire in Ogemaw County, sparking an investigation by the Michigan State Police. The fires, which occurred at around 5:30 A.M. on Wednesday, were quickly put out by the Mills Township Fire Department with no reported injuries, according to ABC12.

The incident took place at the northwest corner of Oak Park Drive and Deer Brook Road. State Police have determined, that the fires were set intentionally and are working to uncover who is behind the dangerous blaze. The MSP post in West Branch is handling the inquiry and anyone with information has been urged to come forward, as mentioned by mlive.

This act of arson has prompted a serious investigation, with both campers suffering damage. The incident occurred in Mills Township, which is situated in the Skidway Lake area, a region now restless with the knowledge that an arsonist may very well be in their midst.

Michigan State Police are soliciting tips and urging witnesses or anybody with even a sliver of information to call their West Branch post at 989-345-0956. This outreach was reported by WNEM.