Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Spencer County Fire Investigation
Date of News Release: 01/14/2013
(Frankfort, KY) -- On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 5:10 am, a fire was reported at 26 Van Buren Road Mt. Eden, KY. The Mt. Eden Fire Department responded to the scene and found that the property involved was a vacant, two-story building. The structure had been vacant for some time and had no electrical service or utilities. Due to the size of the structure and its close proximity to other buildings, multiple Spencer and Shelby County Fire Departments were called to assist.
Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call the Kentucky Arson Hotline at 1-800-27-ARSON. The Kentucky State Arson Task Force is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the arsonist. Callers may remain anonymous.
The investigation is ongoing by the Post 12 Arson Investigator and the Mt. Eden Fire Department.
Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.