Sheriff's department investigating suspicious mobile home fire


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - A fire at a local home smells suspicious.  Now, the McCracken County Sheriff's Department is trying to track down those responsible.

It happened just after 4:30 a.m. on Clarks River Road Saturday, October 5.

Deputies say firefighters were called to the home after a person inside woke up and smelled smoke.  When she walked outside, she saw flames burning under the residence.

She called for help.

After putting the fire out, a Kentucky State Fire Marshal's Office investigator determined the fire was intentionally set.

If anyone has information regarding the crime, please contact the McCracken County Sheriff's Department at (270) 444-4719, or contact Crimestoppers at (270) 443-TELL. Anyone with information leading to an arrest and/or conviction may be eligible for a reward up to $1000.