Fire at fireworks tent being investigated as arson

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Firefighters in Madisonville are investigating three fires – one at a fireworks tent – as arson.

Madisonville police received a call Wednesday night about a fire at a home.

The fire did extensive damage to the home, according to police.

They say, shortly after that fire, there was another fire reported, this one at a fireworks stand.

The fire set off fireworks inside the tent.

While they were fighting that fire, police say firefighters got a call for a fire at another fireworks stand.

Firefighters say there was not much damage in that fire.

Police say all three fires are being investigated as arson.

Anyone with information about the fires is asked tp call (270) 821-1720 or the anonymous Crime Stoppers line at (270) 825-1111.

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