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Suspects wanted after fire burns down barn in Chesterfield: Crime Insider

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Fire officials are looking for multiple suspects wanted for starting a brush fire that burned down a three-story barn in Chesterfield County Tuesday evening, Crime Insider sources tell CBS 6.

Those sources say they believe the suspects set off fireworks inside the back of a car. That fire then sparked another brush fire, an acre in size, just a few hundred feet away.

Officials said at 5:20 p.m. they were called to the 7600 block of Applewhite Lane in South Chesterfield. Upon arrival, crews discovered the barn and a nearby car on fire.

At this point, investigators are calling the fire suspicious.

"We were able to locate the barn fire and there were reports of people leaving the scene," said a Chesterfield Fire spokesperson.

Crime Insider sources tell Jon Burkett that a female was detained on the scene. Fire Marshals are still looking for two or three additional suspects.

Sources say they believe the car belongs to one of the suspects. There were no descriptions available at this time.

There were no injuries during the fire.

There is no word on if the woman detained is facing any charges at this time.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.