Florence PD finds 2 arson suspects in house fire

The house is located on Second Street in Florence

Police say these men started a fire at a Florence house
These men are considered suspects in a Florence arson case, Mar. 2016 (OSP)

FLORENCE, Ore. (KOIN) — Two arson suspects were quickly identified by tips from the public and were arrested in connection with a home fire on March 3.

James Luis Main, 37, and a 17-year-old were arrested by Florence police on charges of 1st-degree arson and 1st-degree burglary.

Police say 2 men started a house fire in Florence in the early morning hours of March 3. No one was home at the time and no one was hurt.

OSP released 2 pictures of the suspects, but it’s unclear where or when the photos were taken.

The investigation continues. People with information are asked to call Detective Brandon Ott at 541.997.3515 or Detective Joe Feland at 541.440.3333.

Police say this man started a fire at a Florence house
This man is considered a suspect in a Florence arson case, Mar. 2016 (OSP)

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