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Police: Orem arson fires believed to be connected, suspect ‘making a statement’

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Feb 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-06 13:44:48-05

OREM, Utah - Authorities said they believe the two cases of arson in Orem this week are related to the arson case back December.

Back on Dec 19. a suspect set fire to condos under construction in Orem near 875 N. and State St.

That fire caused more than $1 million in damages.

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Officials said they don't know if they are looking for the same person or multiple suspects in these cases.

Orem Police are asking for the public's help keeping an eye out for "suspicious" people near construction sites.

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