Fire destroyed an abandoned commercial structure on U.S. Route 13 south of Melfa early Thursday morning, March 7, 2013. Police are investigating the cause of the fire as an arson. It is the ninth suspected arson in Accomack County this week.
MELFA - Police are investigating a Thursday morning blaze on Lankford Highway here.
At 12:40 a.m., Virginia State Police agents and fire personnel were alerted to the 29500 block of Lankford Highway for a structure fire.
The blaze pushes the arson totals up to 63 since mid-November, police said this morning. ...