May 17, 2024

RCPD, Kansas Fire Marshal investigating alleged arson in Ogden

Posted May 17, 2024 4:46 PM
photo courtesy of Riley County Fire District #1
photo courtesy of Riley County Fire District #1

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OGDEN - On Thursday May 16, around 8:15 pm, crews from Riley County Fire District #1 were paged out to Ogden on the report of a vehicle fire.

When crews arrived on the 100 block of 8th Street, they found 2 vehicles on fire and the fire had spread to a neighboring mobile home.

Twenty-four fire personnel and volunteers responded to the fire with 6 fire apparatus to extinguish the fire.

Both vehicles are a total loss and the mobile home received minor damage. Total damage for the incident is $82,000.

No injuries were reported.

Both RCPD and the Kansas Fire Marshal are investigating the fire. 

Just after 9:30p.m. Thursday, officers filed a report of aggravated arson and arson in connection with the fire, according to the Riley County Police Department activity report.

A 57-year-old man, a 28-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man reported a known suspect pour gas onto a vehicle and set it on fire.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers. Using Crime Stoppers allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.