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KSP Conducts Four Fire Investigations in Lincoln County

Date of News Release: 11/05/2014

(McKinney, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post in investigating four separate residential fires that happened last week in Lincoln County. The fires occurred in the community of McKinney, between 4:00 am on Friday, October 31, 2014 and 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

The first fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 698, in McKinney, on Friday, October 31, at approximately 4:00 am. The second fire destroyed a rental home at 350 Toombs hollow road, in McKinney, on Friday, October 31, at approximately 11:35 pm. The third fire completely burned the residence at 45 Trusty Road, in McKinney, at approximately 4:30 am, on Saturday, November 1. The final fire burned the residence at 122 E. Railroad St., in McKinney, at approximately 3:20 pm, on Saturday, November 1.

fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 69
The first fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 698, in McKinney, on Friday, October 31, at approximately 4:00 am.
fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 69
The second fire destroyed a rental home at 350 Toombs hollow road, in McKinney, on Friday, October 31, at approximately 11:35 pm.
fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 69
The third fire completely burned the residence at 45 Trusty Road, in McKinney, at approximately 4:30 am, on Saturday, November 1.
fire destroyed a house at 10810 Hwy 69
The final fire burned the residence at 122 E. Railroad St., in McKinney, at approximately 3:20 pm, on Saturday, November 1.

The Arson Task Force is offering a $1000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting the fires.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, Post 7 at 859-623-2404 or the Arson Task Force at 1-800-27ARSON (1-800-272-7766).

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Arson Investigator Pat Alford.