Help Wanted Identifying Culprit in Jackson County Fire

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PRESS RELEASE – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is asking Jefferson residents for help identifying the culprit behind a structure fire that occurred near US HWY 129 North on June 12th.

“At the time of the fire, the residence had been abandoned for several years and was not connected to any utilities,” said Commissioner King. “The structure was inaccessible to responding fire officials and was burned to completion as a result. Anyone with information on this fire should call the Georgia Arson Control Hotline at 1-800-252-5804.”

In coordination with the State Fire Investigations Unit, a reward of up to $10,000 is offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arson.

Our office is working with the City of Jefferson Police and Fire Departments on this investigation.

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