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Nacogdoches sheriff investigating 3 arsons in Cushing area

CUSHING, TX (KTRE) - Three Cushing-area fires over two different weekends, the latest overnight Saturday, has the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office suspecting work of an arsonist.

Sheriff Thomas Kerss said all three fires have been set with an accelerant and are within a two-mile radius. Also, all three have been in house that are unoccupied.

"The last one was for sale," Kerss said. "They're decent houses. Not like they're run-down shacks."

Two of the houses were on FM 225, between Cushing and Looneyville. The third was on a county road off of FM 225.

Kerss said the sheriff's office is investigating leads in the case, but has not named suspects.

"We do have some potential suspect descriptors of vehicles in the area," he said.

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