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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03/24/2020 3:00pm
Contact Information: Troy D. Dunn, Sheriff
Date/Time of Incident: 03/23/2020 and 3/24/2020
Incident Description: Arsons
Location of Incident: Bridgewater Township of Dundas
Description of Incident:
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal are investigating two cases of arson. The locations of both fires were in Bridgewater Township, west of the city limits of Dundas. Both cases involved vehicles being set on fire, which were parked next to out buildings in close proximity of occupied houses. The vehicles and out buildings were a total loss. At this time, no has been injured due to the fires.
Both of the incidents occurred in the middle of the night. The dates and times reported to the Sheriff’s Office were, March 23, 2020 at 12:51am and March 24, 2020 at 1:50am.
Sheriff Dunn states, “We have been very fortunate that no loss of life has occurred and no fire personnel have been injured. If you have any information involving these cases to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 507-334-4391 and ask to speak with an Investigator or Deputy.”
Prepared by: Sergeant Nathan Budin – Rice County Sheriff’s Office Investigations