Arson Fire at Mount Vernon Mills Still Under Investigation

A fire in October at Mount Vernon Mills in Trion is still under investigation; the blaze back on October 30th brought in more than 100 firefighters from Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.  State Insurance & Fire Commissioner John King, is currently offering a reward in the amount of $10,000 for information regarding the suspicious fire.  Meanwhile cleanup has begun at the mill.  Last week professional fire recovery teams were on-site. 

According to the Georgia State Fire Marshal, the fire was deemed arson and it caused millions of dollars worth of damage to the mill – which has been in operation for one hundred-eighty-one years.   Anyone with any information on that fire is urged to call 1-800-282-5804

(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)

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