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Suspicious Fire



Friday, February 25th, 2011, at approximately 4:00 AM, The Knox County Sheriff's Department and Victoria Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 103 S. Maple Street in Victoria.

Upon arrival, a mobile home and detached garage were found to be fully engulfed in flames. Both structures were a complete loss. The nature of the fire is being considered "suspicious" at this time. The  Knox County Sheriff's Department's Investigation Division called upon the Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office to assist in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Jason Landers at (309) 345-3887, Crime Stoppers at (309) 344-0044 or 1 - (800) 266-0044 or email the anonymous Crime Tip HOTline.