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Police Search For Arson Suspect After Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Long Island Park

The burned-out area.
The burned-out area. Photo Credit: Southampton Police Department

Police are asking for the public's help to identify an arson suspect who started a brush fire near a Long Island park.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town Police detectives said the fire was started around 4:25 p.m., Friday, May 7 in a wooded area just west of the baseball fields in Iron Point Park, near Wood Road Trail in Flanders.

Multiple agencies responded to the fire which burned a large area. 

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. 

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS. 

All calls will be kept confidential.

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