NVESTIGATORS SEEKING TIPS FROM THEPUBLIC REGARDING HANCOCK COUNTY ARSON You May Have Information Valuable to Law Enforcement The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire & Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking information relating to the fire that was intentionally set to the watershed dispensary building at 103 Park Drive South in McComb. The fire at the Northwestern Water & Sewer District occurred at 7:02 a.m. on February 28th. Upon arrival, the Northwest Hancock Joint Fire District found the watershed had been broken into and an undisclosed amount of money was stolen. The investigation is being conducted in conjunction with the fire department and McComb Police Department. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire. “Any small piece of information could be just what our investigators need to close this,” saidState Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers. “It’s important that if you heard or saw something out of the ordinary, you let investigators know.” Anyone with information is asked to call the State Fire Marshal’s Fire & Explosion Investigation Bureau at (800) 589-2728 or the McComb Police Department at (419) 293-3667.
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