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Paducah Police and Fire Request Public Help In ‘Suspicious’ Downtown Fires

Courtesy of the City of Paducah

The Paducah Police and Fire Departments are seeking public assistance in the investigation involving two recent fires in the downtown area. The departments are calling the fires “suspicious” in nature. 

The first occurred on May 17 at 1241 South 7th Street. The second occurred on May 23 at 511 Adams Street.

Police ask anyone with information about the fires or if witnessed suspicious persons around the buildings prior to the fires to contact the Paducah Police Department, the Crime Stoppers hotline at 443-TELL, or online here

Information leading to an arrest has a reward of up to 1,000 dollars.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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