Fire Prevention & Investigation

  • Arson Destroys 40 Acres In County

    A woods fire burned about 40 acres Wednesday afternoon in the Brickyard Bayou area of Moss Point-Escatawpa. "Several homes were in danger," said Fire Chief Earl Etheridge.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Ex-Fireman Pleads Guilty to New Mexico Fire

    A former firefighter pleaded guilty to starting a blaze in a national forest, and charges against him involving four other fires were dropped. The area had been plagued by arson in recent years.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Man Admits Setting 8 Fires

    Gilmour "Gib" Drummond, well-known as a career volunteer firefighter, pleaded guilty in Perth court to setting eight fires across the countryside.

    News • January 21st, 2003

  • Investigators Say Arson Was Cause Of Deadly Avilla Fire

    A rural house fire that killed a brother and sister over the weekend is believed to have been arson, an investigator said Monday.

    News • January 21st, 2003

  • Pair Involved In Dorm Fire Not Enrolled

    The two people responsible for a blaze that gutted a dormitory at Warren Wilson College are no longer enrolled at the school, college officials said Monday.

    News • January 21st, 2003

  • Teenager charged With Setting Fire Twenty Left Homeless In Alleged Arson

    A 16-year-old Granite City youth was charged Monday with four counts of aggravated arson for his alleged role in a fire that drove 20 people from their homes last week.

    News • January 21st, 2003

  • Florida Investigators Determine Cause Of Junkyard Fire

    Investigators have released the cause of a massive junkyard fire near Apopka over the weekend.

    News • January 20th, 2003

  • USFA Studies Firefighter Arson

    The United States Fire Administration has released a report on the problem of firefighter arson and what some communities and states are doing to prevent it.

    News • January 19th, 2003

  • USFA Studies Firefighter Arson

    The United States Fire Administration has released a report on the problem of firefighter arson and what some communities and states are doing to prevent it.

    News • January 19th, 2003

  • Man Pleads Not Guilty In Deadly Dawson Family Fire

    A trial date is set for the man accused of setting a fire that killed a family of seven.

    News • January 17th, 2003

  • Suspicious Fire at Great River, NY Restaurant

    The fire was concentrated in the basement of the building, which firefighters attacked from the outside by knocking down exterior walls.

    News • January 17th, 2003

  • Sickening Excuse for Fatal New York Fire

    A Staten Island woman who said she was sick of folding clothes at a thrift shop has been charged with murder and arson.

    News • January 16th, 2003

  • Woman Critically Injured In Arson Fire

    At least one person was critically injured Thursday in an intentionally set fire at an Oklahoma City apartment complex.

    News • January 16th, 2003

  • Arrests Made In Mt. Laguna, CA Fires

    Two people suspected of starting a series of wildfires near Mount Laguna have been arrested after a 6-month investigation by the California Department of Forestry.

    News • January 16th, 2003

  • Dad May Have Started Fatal Ohio House Fire

    An early morning fire on the border of Cleveland and Garfield Heights killed a father and his baby son Thursday.

    News • January 16th, 2003