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Bel Air Officials search for suspect in two Saturday arsons

Posted at 6:51 PM, Jun 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-20 19:21:41-04

BEL AIR — Bel Air Fire Marshals are asking for the public's help identifying a possible suspect vehicle after two cases of arson Saturday morning.

On Saturday, at 3:29 a.m., Officials responded to 1226 Bel Air Road for a reported building fire. Firefighters arrived and discovered two different buildings on fire.

The buildings, located behind Birroteca restaurant, are two metal shell structures housing eight different businesses. Firefighters were able to put out the fires within forty minutes.

While only two businesses sustained direct fire damage, Officials estimate the contents of buildings sustained over $1,000,000 in damage.

During the investigation, a suspicious vehicle was reported to have been in the area. Investigators believe the truck is a late model, possibly between 2015-2019, four door Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab.

Anyone with informatio is asked to contact the Tipline at 410-386-3050.