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Authorities are being tight-lipped about the suspicious fires at the Lancaster County Courthouse and 6th Circuit Doug Barfield's office last week.
Lancaster Police Chief Hugh White isn't saying anything about the probe.
Lancaster Police Capt. Harlean Howard, the contact person for the media, said Friday that she could not comment on any progress in the investigation, or say anything about the number of tips authorities have received from the public.
The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, State Law Enforcement Division and bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are assisting in the investigation.
Authorities have not said if they believe the fires are related, but quickly determined both were arson.
The 180-year-old courthouse on Main Street was set on fire early Monday morning. A passerby reported it at 5:25 a.m. The fire at the nearby solicitor's office on West Dunlap Street was reported at 4:15 a.m. Thursday.
Officers from all four agencies beefed up security around downtown Lancaster on Thursday night, and White said he expected that to continue through the weekend.
He said Thursday night was fairly quiet, with no more calls than usual.
But he suspects that residents are likely on edge in the wake of the fires.
"It does have people a little more nervous," White said. "It may be that way for a little while. We're doing everything we can to ensure people stay as safe as possible."
The Charlotte Urban Area Security Initiative command post remained on West Dunlap Street this weekend.
The tractor-trailer, which responds to emergencies in several North Carolina counties and York and Lancaster counties in South Carolina, is equipped with a dispatch system, other communication equipment and an air-conditioned conference area, where the different agencies involved can meet.
Authorities have been busy investigating suspicious fires in Lancaster County in recent weeks.
On July 15, the home of Darren Winchester burned. Authorities say Winchester killed Cedar Creek Bait and Tackle store owner Ronnie Cairnes before committing suicide the week before.
Two other suspicious fires were reported on July 18.
A Ben Massey Road home burned, followed shortly after by a fire at Catoe's Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Wiring on S.C. 9. The business is about a mile from the Ben Massey Road home.
Anyone with information about the fires at the courthouse and solicitor's office is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-559-TIPS (8477) or the S.C. Insurance News Service arson hotline at 1-800-92ARSON.
You may also call the sheriff's office at 283-3388 or the Lancaster Police Department at 283-3313 to leave tip.
Contact senior reporter Jenny Hartley at email@example.com or at (803) 283-1151