MPD & ASP Investigating 4 Mobile Home Fires This Week as Possible ArsonSeptember 18th, 2012 by Joe Burgess
Monticello Police and the Arkansas State Police are investigating 4 mobile home fires within the past week as possible arson.
Around 10 pm, Sunday night, the Monticello Fire Dept. was called to respond to a mobile home fire in the Cherry St. trailer park. An hour later, around 11 pm, another call was received for another trailer fire, on South Cherry St, near Firing Range Road.
Both homes appear to be total losses.
Wednesday night two other fires were reported, one at 10 pm on Young Drive; the other around 3 am on S. Maple St. Both of those fires were mobile homes, as well.
All residents are encouraged to report any suspicious vehicles or persons to law enforcement by calling 367-3411.