December 17, 2004--Posted 5:00 pm CST
Mississippi & Craighead Counties--Mississippi County authorities believe foul play may be involved with string of house fires. Earlier in the week a fatal house fire killed four people. A space heater was to blame. The investigation into the fatal fire is now closed, but another investigation is just getting started concerning other fires in the area. Police now saying they are looking for suspects involved in a string of other house fires.
Police say five suspicious house fires have been started over the past week. Several things have police convinced the fires are no accident. For one, the fires have all occurred in basically the same neighborhood. Three of the homes were actually next to each other, and each burned down on separate days.
Two of the homes are actually located in
The first house fire was reported one week ago. A home in