On July 22, at approximately 4:26 a.m., the Baxley Fire Department responded to a house fire on Blackshear Highway. Investigation revealed that the fire was the result of arson. The State Fire Marshall was called to assist in the investigation. A reward up to $10,000.00 is offered for information that would lead to the arrest of person(s) that attempted to burn the house.
Sheriff Benny Deloach asks that if you have any information, which could be helpful in this investigation, call the Appling County Sheriff’s Office at 912-367-8120 or the Arson Hotline at 1-800-282-5804.