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UPDATE: Three more fires in series of suspected arsons

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SPOKANE, Valley, Wash. - After at least three more grass/brush fires, officials say they are now investigating a total of 21 suspicious fires in an area south of Spokane Valley.

The three most recent fires were reported on Linke Road, South Starlight Lane and Windsor Road. Two residential fires were also reported within the same geographical area in addition to the 21 grass/brush fires.

A fire task force is investigating the suspicious fires and working to track down the person or people responsible. 

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest. If you know anything, call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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Fire officials say a serial arsonist is believed responsible for setting 18 fires in the past week in an area south of Spokane Valley, Washington.
    
On Thursday, officials asked residents to check any security cameras and report any suspicious people or vehicles.
    
The first and largest blaze was the eight-acre Saltese Lake Fire on Sept. 18.
    
Fire District 8 Chief Tony Nielsen says there have been at least two fires every day in the afternoon and evening. Most have been set right next to a road in semi-rural areas near homes or other structures.
    
A task force of local fire and law enforcement authorities, as well as the state Department of Natural Resources, is investigating.
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