Arson Blamed for Georgia Barn Fire
A Georgia man is facing multiple charges for allegedly causing a barn fire that killed two dozen horses in Clayton County.
Earlier this month, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services personnel responded to a report from an owner that the barn on his property was on fire. All 24 horses in the barn at the time of the fire died.
In a written statement Clayton County Fire Chief Landry Merkison said during its investigation the Clayton County Fire Marshal’s Office learned that a tipster informed the Clayton County Police Department thorough CrimeStoppers of Greater Atlanta that the fire had been deliberately set.
“The tipster indicated that Jonathan Espinoza-Vasquez set fire to the stable in alleged retaliation toward the owner of the property,” the statement
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