Washington County Firefighters Look For Grass Fire Arsonist

Friday, March 28th 2014, 7:44 am
By: News On 6

Firefighters in Washington County say someone deliberately set three rural grass fires between Ramona and Vera Thursday afternoon.

The first fire call came in at about 4:30 p.m. about three miles southeast of Ramona.

By 6:30 p.m. firefighters said all three fires were under control thanks to help from nine other fire departments.

Owens and Company Fire Chief Todd Owens blamed them on an arsonist who's been setting has fires in the area for the past year and a half. He says the arsonist has set more than 200 fires.

Osage SkyNews 6 flew over one the fires near Vera Thursday afternoon.

Owens asks anyone with information about the arsonist to call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 918-337-288 or his fire department at 918-371-5974.