Benton County investigating arsons near Big Sandy

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Multiple law enforcement agencies in West Tennessee are investigating a series of arsons over the last few weeks.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of fires in the Big Sandy area, on the northern end of Benton County. There have also been fires reported in the southern end of Henry County.

These fires are mostly grass and woods fires, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office says there was a fire reported in the woods off New Hope Road in Big Sandy, as well as a fire on Highway 641 South near the Halfway Market gas station around 4 a.m. Monday, and a fire in the woods off Wagner Road in Cottage Grove around 11:40 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information on these fires or who may have seen a vehicle on the side on Highway 641 early Monday morning is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (731) 642-1672 or the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at (731) 584-4632.

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