Man accused of setting clothing rack on fire in Walmart

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Richard Brown, of Pineville, accused of setting clothing rack on fire in Walmart in Middlesboro in Bell County.

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Bell County man is accused of setting a clothing rack on fire in a Walmart in Middlesboro, according to police.

Investigators say 30-year old Richard Brown, of Pineville, is charged with arson.

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Because of the fire, the store was evacuated as a safety precaution.

The Middlesboro Fire Department put the fire out and Brown was taken to jail, according to police.