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Published: Wednesday, 10/7/2009

Restaurant blaze ruled arson in Port Clinton

PORT CLINTON — State fire officials have ruled the Sept. 23 blaze that damaged the Garden Restaurant a result of arson.

Investigators ruled out all accidental causes and found evidence the fire was set, a spokesman for the Division of State Fire Marshal said. He declined to disclose the evidence.

The fire was reported shortly after midnight. There were no injuries, and no dollar loss was released.

A reward of up to $5,000 is offered to anyone with information about the fire. Anyone with information is asked to call the state fire marshal at 800-589-2728.

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