Requesting Public's Assistance Regarding Suspicious Fires

Date of release: May 31, 2018

The Paducah Police and Fire Departments are requesting the public’s assistance in investigating two fires this month in the downtown area.

The first fire was May 17 at a structure at 1241 S. 7th St. The second was six days later, on May 23, at a two-story structure at 511 Adams St. Both fires have been called “suspicious” in nature and the police and fire departments are looking into them together.

Anyone with information about the fires – who might have seen anyone around the buildings or anything they thought was suspicious prior to the fires – is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550 or West Kentucky Crime Stoppers at 270-443-TELL.