ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Quitman County camper fire was intentionally set. The Quitman County Sheriff’s office was dispatched at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7th. The camper is located on a hunting property off of Andrew Slaughter Place in Georgetown. The fire moderately damaged the 27-year-old, 32-foot camper.

“The owner contacted law enforcement after noticing damage to the camper,” said Commissioner King. “Upon investigation, first responders noted the fire originated in the living area of the camper. Anyone with information about this Quitman County fire is invited to call my Fire Investigations Unit at 1-800-282-5804.” 

Commissioner King’s Fire Investigations Unit is assisting the Quitman County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation. In coordination with the State Fire Investigations Unit, a reward of up to $10,000 is offered by Georgia Arson Control for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arson.

 

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