Investigators Suspect Arson In George County Forest Fires

Several George County forest fires are under investigation. The Mississippi Forestry Commission says six separate fires burned on Thursday destroying 46 acres in the Barton and Agricola communities. All of fires broke out within a five hour span. Official say they suspect the fires were arson.

If you have any information please call the Mississippi Forestry Commission at 1-800-240-5161. Officials say no structures were damaged.