NEW: KFD seeks possible witness to Turkey Creek Wal-Mart arsons

Knoxville (WVLT) - Knoxville fire investigators say they are trying to contact a possible witness to three fires that were set in the Turkey Creek Wal-Mart on Friday morning around 4:00 AM.

They believe the unnamed person was in the store at the time of the fires and could shed some light on what happened. He is wearing an orange shirt that says Powell Track & Field, according to investigators.

His picture is posted above this story. Inspectors are not calling him a suspect in the arsons. If you know who he is, call KFD at (865) 637-1386.

Watch Volunteer TV News tonight at 11 to see video from the surveillance cameras.

The two suspects are in their late teens or early 20's according to KFD Captain Brent Seymour.

He says two men were caught on tape starting clothes on fire in the men's and women's clothing sections.

According to Seymour, employees took quick action to put out the fires with fire extinguishers, but around 60 employees and customers had to be evacuated from the store as a precaution.

Seymour says two men bought a few items, then went back inside the store and set the fire.

No one was injured.

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  • by truthseeker Location: knoxville on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:04 PM
    It seems Powell high school is now the white man's "ghetto" school. They have serious problems there year after year.


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