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Harris County Fire Marshal and Crime Stoppers Announce Partnership to Solve Arson Cold Cases
News Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Harris County – The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office (HCFMO), in coordination with the Crime Stoppers of Houston, announce a partnership to combat arson during Arson Awareness Week. During Arson Awareness Week, HCFMO, with the assistance of Crime Stoppers will be highlighting two HCFMO arson cold cases.
“Arson is a serious crime that affects the entire community,” said Laurie L. Christensen, Harris County Fire Marshal. “We are asking the community to look closely at these two arson cases, and call Crime Stoppers to report any tips.”
“Crime Stoppers of Houston remains committed to assisting our law enforcement partners solve serious felony crime in the Greater Houston Area. Our anonymous tip line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to accept your calls and take the information you might have about these and any other unsolved arson cases. Thank you for joining us in making our City and County a safer place to live," said said Crime Stoppers Deputy Director Nichole Christoph.
The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, along with Crime Stoppers, is asking the community to review the
Coin Shop and Cross Track Ice House fires. The Coin Shop fire occurred on Oct. 26, 2017 at 209 Midway and the Cross Track Ice House fire occurred on June 11, 2015 at 200 Magnolia, both in Old Town Spring. Investigators have exhausted all leads, and are asking the community to help.
If anyone has any information on either arson case, please contact Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (8477) or submitting tips online at Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to felony charges or an arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. All tipsters remain anonymous.

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