Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Kentucky State Police Investigate Arson Fires in Estill County
Date of News Release: 03/22/2013
(Irvine, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police is currently investigating several suspicious fires in the Wagersville Community of Estill County. A structure fire was reported to the Estill County 911 center on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 03:09 am EDT. First responders found several structures on fire. A barn, garage, single wide trailer and outbuilding were damaged in the fire. The buildings were not attached and the fires are being investigated as arson.
Arson Investigator Pat Alford is investigating the fires. Anyone with information concerning these fires is encouraged to contact the Kentucky State Police at 859-623-2404 or the Arson Task Force at 800-27-ARSON.