North Canton fire officials have classified the April 12 as arson after sending debris from the fires to the State Fire Marshal's Office last week.
The fire originated at 516 McKinley Ave. SE and spread to the home next door — 520 McKinley Ave. SE. It also damaged the home at 512 McKinley Ave.
Fire Inspector Scott Kelly and Detective Randy Manse of the are still gathering information from neighbors and residents of 516 McKinley Ave. SE, according to a news release sent out today.
A Blue Ribbon Arson Committee sign is posted on the door offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the identification of the person or persons responsible for this fire.
Any questions about the fire should be directed to Kelly at 330-499-3404 or Manse at 330-499-5911.