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ACSD probing suspicious fire

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious fire at a vacant home on Country Lane. The fire was reported at around 1:30 pm Sunday at 145 Country Lane and destroyed the structure despite the efforts of the Marlow Volunteer Fire Department. Brenda Arms told deputies that the house had belonged to her late father-in-law but that it had been vacant for some time and was “falling apart.” She said the property now belongs to her three children. Arms told investigators she does not believe that the fire was intentionally set. There was no electricity hooked up at the house and the structure was not insured. Due to the lack of electricity as a possible contributing factor, deputies referred the case to the Criminal Investigation Division for follow-up.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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