ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Kimberly Holmes, 38, was arrested on November 19th in connection with a Talbot County fire. The suspect is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree.

On September 15th, 2019, an investigator with the State Fire Marshal’s Office was dispatched at approximately 2:00 p.m. to a residence on Chestnut Grove Road and located multiple areas of origin that indicated the fire had been intentionally set. The 11-year-old, 1248-square-foot mobile home was moderately damaged as a result.

“At the time of the fire, emergency personnel found the suspect at the scene,” said Commissioner King. “After a lengthy investigation, the suspect was charged and subsequently arrested. I am proud of the hard work of my investigators and local officials to ensure justice was served.”

Commissioner King’s Fire Investigations Unit assisted the Talbot County Fire Department and Talbot County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation.


The mission of the Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner is to protect Georgia families by providing access to vital insurance products and safe buildings through fair regulation that creates economic opportunities for all Georgians.

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