fire1 500

PADUCAH, Ky. (10/8/13) – On October 5, 2013, at 4:33 a.m., Stephanie Hill called 911 to report a fire at the home of Joanie Childers, 3712 Clarks River Road lot #136, where she (Hill) was staying temporarily.

Hill reported she awoke to use the bathroom and smelled smoke inside the home. As Hill opened the back door, she observed flames on the ground near the back bedroom; she then exited the home through the front door and dialed 911 for help. Hill was the only occupant of the home at the time of the fire and was not injured. Childers was out of town at the time of the fire.
 
Detectives from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department and Bill Compton, Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office, conducted an investigation and determined the fire was set intentionally. Detectives are continuing the investigation and searching for a person of interest.
 
If anyone has information regarding this crime, please contact the McCracken County Sheriff's Department at 444-4719, or contact Crimestoppers at 443-TELL. Anyone with information leading to an arrest and/or conviction may be eligible for a reward up to $1000.
 
In addition, anyone with information regarding this crime may contact the TARGET ARSON HOTLINE (1-800-27ARSON) which is specifically related to the crime of arson, including conspiracy and attempt leading to an arrest or indictment for the crime of arson. In order to qualify to receive this reward, the informant must furnish information through the TARGET ARSON hotline and claim the reward within six (6) months of the arrest or indictment.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Darrin Frommeyer (McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

In Other News...

KSP Works Injury Collision in Trigg County

CADIZ, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded to a two vehicle collision on Sept. 2,… Read More

Temporary Ferry Assisting Farmers at Shawneetown Bridge Labor Day

MORGANFIELD, Ky. (9/1/15) — A temporary ferry to assist farmers with bypassing work zone lane restrictions on the… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6677

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 5266

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 3921

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2622

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2509

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 19087

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12048

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 5266

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
September 02, 2015 2622

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2086

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1933

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1350

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 946

Gov. Beshear's Statement on County Clerks,…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 941

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 851

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 847

Blood Drive Boosts Blood Bank Deposits

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 783

GPD Conducting Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News