Four Sites Around Memphis Have Been Set Ablaze

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Authorities are searching for a person responsible for intentionally setting fires to four cell towers and causing more than $500,000 in damage, reported WREG-TV. The active arson investigation has been underway since early December 2019, with the latest fire occurring on February 17.

 According to the Memphis Fire Department, the date, locations, and damage costs include:

  • December 5, 2019 – 118 Neil Street – $5,000 damage 
  • December 5, 2019 – 2754 Faxon Avenue – $10,000 damage 
  • January 28, 2020 – 20 Flicker Street – $500,000 damage
  • February 17, 2020 – 4087 Summer Avenue – $75,000 damage 

Anyone with information about these arsons is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH (2274) or the State Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017. 

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