Ohio investigators believe the two ROTC passenger vans that were found burning early Monday at Kent State University were intentionally set on fire.
A Kent spokeswoman said fire crews were called at about 2:30 a.m. Monday to the university’s Terrace Hall lot where the two 15-passenger 2014 Dodge vans were parked, the Akron Beacon Journal reported.
No one was injured in the fires, but one of the vans was heavily damaged, officials said.
The fires are still being investigated, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office and Blue Ribbon Arson Committee are offering a reward up to $5,000 for identifying the suspects involved, the Beacon Journal reported.
ROTC Lt. Col. Matthew Fox said cadets have been ordered to wear civilian clothing on campus as a precaution.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the State Fire Marshal’s Fire & Explosion Investigation Bureau at 800-589-2728.