- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - This is Arson Awareness Week in Michigan.

Gov. Rick Snyder says he wants to focus public attention on vehicle arson and the importance of preventing such behavior through a collaborative statewide effort.

According to the FBI, vehicle arsons in the U.S. accounted for 26.5 percent of total arsons annually between 2003 and 2012.

Arson Awareness Week in Michigan runs Sunday through Saturday, May 4-10.


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