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Arson Investigation in Edmonson County

Date of News Release: 08/26/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Fire was set to a commercial building at 108 Ferguson Street in Brownsville on Thursday afternoon. Investigation by the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office and the Kentucky State Police led to the arrest of two juveniles. Both juveniles were lodged in the Warren County Juvenile Detention Center and charged with Arson 1st Degree, 6 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, and 2 counts of Assault 2nd Degree. Six employees of Hometown Cabinetry & Furniture occupied the building at the time of the fire. One employee was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. Three firefighters were also treated for smoke inhalation during extinguishing the blaze.

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