Arson Investigation Underway in Hancock, Md.

It happened on the land of Prior Orchards.

Hancock, MD  (LG)  Fire investigators are looking into what they believe was an arson that was committed Thursday night near the intersection of Seavolt Road and Willow Road, in Hancock.

According to the State Fire Marshal in Washington County, a vacant home was intentionally ignited by an unknown suspect. Authorities said the abandoned home is located on the land of Prior Orchards, and is one of many over the years that has been the result of arson.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Western Region Office at 301-766-3888.

-Loretta Gaines