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Suspected Arsonists Arrested in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– More arrests have been made in an arson investigation — following a fire that left a disabled Selma senior homeless. Dallas Co. District Attorney Michael Jackson says three people have now been arrested in connection with the case — and more arrests are possible. Twenty year old Dezmond Hall — and 17 year old Travis…

Prattville Girl, 16, Charged with Attempted Murder After Allegedly Setting Fire to Bed While Person Slept

On February 24, the Prattville Police Department and the Prattville Fire Department Fire Marshall’s Office investigated a suspicious fire that occurred at a local residence on February 23. This case involved a bed being set on fire while a person was sleeping in it. A sixteen-year-old female juvenile was identified as a suspect in this case. Upon further investigation and…

Montgomery Man Charged with Arson in Decatur Street Family Dollar Fire

Montgomery Fire/Rescue Fire Investigators have charged Donald Sinclair, 55, of Montgomery with arson. The charge is in connection to a structure fire. The fire occurred at the Family Dollar store in the 1100 block of South Decatur Street. On November 18, around 6:04 a.m., fire units responded to the 1100 block of South Decatur Street on a possible structure fire….

Suspects Sought in Early Morning Prattville House Fire

Investigators say that someone intentionally set fire to a home in Prattville early Monday morning. Fire crews were called to scene at about 3 a.m. in the 200 block of Gardenia Court. No one was injured as result of the fire. Investigators say they obtained home video which shows a white vehicle pull onto Gardenia Court shortly before the fire.  The…

MPD: Suspect Also Burned in Arson

Woman still hospitalized

Montgomery Police say the man suspected of setting his wife on fire yesterday was also hurt in the incident and is hospitalized. They say he will be arrested and charged after he is released by doctors. The man’s wife was, at last report, suffering from burns described as life threatening. Police have not released any names, but the incident happened…

MPD Investigating String of Shooting and Arson Cases

USA, New York State, New York City, Crime scene barrier tapeMontgomery police are investigating a string of shooting and arson cases. There have six incidents over the last month happening in mostly in the same part of the city. Police say the incidents began on July 4. They happened in the 3700 block of Gilmer Avenue, the 3100 block of…

Arson Determined as Cause of Kaisai North America Building Fire

1/3kaiser Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Kasai America_002 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Kasai America Show Caption Hide Caption The Prattville Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the cause of the fire that damaged the Kaiser North America building. They have determined that Arson is the cause.  On March 31, the Prattville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Kasai North…

Rash of Fires Spark Arson Investigation in Uniontown

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A rash of house fires in Uniontown has residents worried about their property and their safety. Fire Chief John Williams says three houses have been set on fire in the city in less than two weeks. He says only one of the houses was lived in and no one was hurt. Williams says the state…

Teenage Boy Arrested in Arson Fires at Lee High School

The Montgomery Fire/Rescue Bureau of Investigations says it has arrested and charged a 14-year-old boy in a string of arson fires at Lee High School. Investigators say three small fires were set inside the school Wednesday afternoon. They say trash was set on fire during the school day while students were inside the school. Investigators say the boy is a…

UPDATE: Selma House Fire that Killed Two Ruled as Arson

UPDATE:  State Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled the blaze an act of arson.  The Selma Police Department is asking anyone with information to call the Secret Witness Line at (334) 874-2190 or Crimestoppers at 1-866-442-7463.   From the West Alabama Newsroom– A mother and daughter are dead after a house fire early Thursday morning in Selma. Fire officials say a…