Fires ruled suspicious

 Fire investigators say three fires in Wears Valley are suspicious.

Fires burned 3 barns in Wears Valley on Monday. (Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)

WEARS VALLEY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Fire investigators say three fires in Wears Valley are suspicious.

Sevier County arson investigators spent Tuesday trying to figure out how three barns in Wears Valley caught fire on Monday. Investigators say the barns were with in a half mile radius of each other and caught fire with in an hour apart.

So far they've not figured out how the fires happened on Valley View Road, but want to see if arson was a factor.

No one was hurt in those fires.


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