Arson Task Force Investigating Suspicious Fire

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WHEN: 07/18/2011, 12 a.m.

WHERE: 1412 East 21st Avenue, Tampa

DETAILS: Tampa Police officers and Tampa Fire Rescue were dispatched to the address because the house was on fire. Once they arrived, they found the residence fully engulfed. The fire originated in the shed and spread to the home. The home and shed were unoccupied at the time. The residence is a vacant home.

Arson task force investigators do not believe this fire is associated with any other fires. At this point in the investigation, detectives do not believe there are any arson patterns in the VM Ybor area. The investigation is ongoing.