Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Anderson County Arson 2nd Investigation
Date of News Release: 10/22/2012
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police are investigating an Arson that occurred at 3115 Bardstown Road Lawrenceburg, KY. A large storage barn located at Red's Welding and Scrap Removal was intentionally set on fire. The incident occurred around 02:45 Hrs Sunday, October 21, 2012.
The fire caused minimal damaged due to the fact that it self-extinguished. It was discovered by the property owner on Sunday afternoon. Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call the Kentucky Arson Hotline at 1-800-27-ARSON (1-800-272-7766). The Kentucky Arson Hotline will pay up to $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the arsonist. Callers may remain anonymous.
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office and the KSP Frankfort Post responded to the original complaint. The investigation is now being lead by the Post 12 Arson Investigator and is ongoing.
Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.
Please contact Trooper First Class Ronald Turley, Public Affairs Officer, with any questions at (502) 227-2221.