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Surveillance video released after Jamestown arsons

Posted at 9:46 PM, Mar 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 21:46:25-04

Jamestown Police continue to investigate a number of arsons that have hit the city in recent months. 

Police believe an arsonist has targeted vacant and condemned homes. A video is now being released to the public in an effort to identify the suspect responsible.

According to police, the fires have been reported from early this year up until Saturday morning, where 5 separate arson fires occurred.In total, police are investigating 11 separate fires.

Police say that one suspect is responsible for most of the arsons, but it is possible that other suspects are also involved.

The video, provided by police, shows the arson fire from 6th Street that occurred on March 24 at about 11 p.m.

The video shows a person walking out from the back of a home and then walking down the street.

Police have edited the video to show that minutes later the building is completely engulfed in flames.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department at 483-8477 or they can leave a tip on the Tips 411 App.