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Multiple arsons under investigation

Published on September 25, 2021

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The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) and Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR) are investigating seven separate fires that happened on Saturday, September 25.

Investigators believe all the fires were set intentionally at the following addresses:

  • 4851 Whitesburg Drive
  • 1795 US Highway 72 East
  • 2125 Winchester Road Northeast
  • 125 Winchester Road Northeast
  • 6070 Moores Mill Road
  • 6140 University Drive
  • 2718 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast

HPD took a suspect into custody before 8 p.m. on Saturday for the fires. The suspect is expected to face multiple arson charges.

The businesses sustained varying levels of damage. No one was injured in the fires.

HPD and HFR are working with other area law enforcement agencies to investigate if the suspect is connected to intentional fires set in their jurisdictions.

The fires remain under investigation and no further information is available at this time. HPD will release the suspect’s name after he is charged.