Police investigating possible arson at Martin, TN storage building complex


MARTIN, TN — Martin police are investigating a fire at a storage building complex as possible arson.

Around 1:25 a.m. on Sunday, the Martin Fire Department was called to 108 Strand Street after police officers saw smoke rising from the storage building complex.

Firefighters extinguished the fire which had already damaged several units. The origin of the fire was inside one of the storage units and is being investigated as possible arson.

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal has joined in on the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TN State Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017 (information could result in a cash reward up to $5000), Martin Police Department at (731)587-5355 or CrimeStoppers at (731)587-2611.

Related Articles

Local girl gets in the passenger seat for a ride to remember Gibbs got to ride in a Walmart semi-truck from Eddyville to the Walmart in Princeton. It's all a part of a program called Walmart Heart that honors ki...
Mayfield man arrested after 3 county police chase Derek Brown is in jail after he led police on a three county motorcycle chase on early Saturday morning. Kentucky State Police report that Trooper Aar...
60 ex-CIA officials criticize Trump on security clearance issue Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that "the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus te...
Man who tried to save boat victims alleges emotional stress A former employee of a southwestern Missouri paddlewheel tourist boat alleges in a lawsuit that he suffered post-traumatic stress after trying to save...