Fire Starter: John Leonard Orr Podcast
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Fire Starter: John Leonard Orr

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The shocking story of arson investigator John Leonard Orr began in 1984.  A fire in a Pasadena, California, hardware store killed four people, including a 2-year-old child.  Arson investigators examined the ruins and determined that the fire was caused by an electrical malfunction.  All except John Orr. He was convinced that the cause was arson.

Join us at the quiet end today for the case of fire captain and arson investigator John Orr.  As close to 2,000 suspicious fires raged for the next seven years, a task force was formed to find a serial arsonist.  The task force called themselves the Pillow Pyro Task Force and their methods of investigation were both fascinating and effective.

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Nov 05 2019
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