Fire at North Mississippi Furniture plant ruled arson

A fire at a Mississippi furniture factory was ruled arson, according to the state fire marshal’s office. It was the 2nd major fire at a furniture plant in the last month.

The fire at American Furniture was investigated by the ATF, state and local authorities.

A release from the state fire marshal says a person of interest is being sought after there was evidence a door was broken into at the facility and video shows someone entering the building.

There have been numerous people concerned that this could be the work of a serial arsonist.

There will be a 3:30 press conference from Ecru later today.

 

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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