Holland DPS investigating 2 suspected arsons

Holland firefighters battling a fire at a house located at 333 Washington Avenue on May 10, 2017. (Courtesy Holland Department of Public Safety)

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating two fires they say were intentionally set over the last two days in Holland, according to a Holland Department of Public Safety news release.

The first fire happened around 4 a.m. Wednesday at a house, located at 333 Washington Avenue, which was under renovation. The second floor and roof were heavly damaged, the release said.

Investigators determined the fire at the house was an arson.

Friday, authorities were call around 6:30 a.m. to the former Macatawa Dairy Dock, located at 341 W. 17th Street, after witnesses noticed the siding on the building was burned.

Investigators determined that the minor damage was due to a fire that was also intentionally set, the release said.

Authorities are investigating to determine if the fires are connected.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Holland Department of Public Safety at 616.355.1100 or by emailing policetips@cityofholland.com. Tips may also be submitted to Silent Observer at 877.887.4536.