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Clay City Arson/Burglary Investigation

Date of News Release: 05/17/2016

(Clay City, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Morehead Post is investigating a residential structure fire in the Clay City Community of Powell County as an Arson and Burglary. The fire occurred on Monday May 16, 2016 at 497 Irvine Road. The fire occurred at approximately 12:48 in the afternoon. A weapon and cash were stolen from the residence. Kentucky State Police Investigators report the fire was intentionally ignited in an attempt to conceal the burglary.

If you have any information concerning the fires you are asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, Morehead Post at (606) 784-4127 or you can contact the Kentucky Arson Hotline at 1-800-27ARSON. A reward up to $1000.00 is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist. You may remain anonymous when contacting the Arson Hotline with information.