“My investigators determined this incident to be incendiary in nature,” said Commissioner King. “Anyone with information on this fire should call my State Fire Investigations Unit at 1-800-282-504.”

In coordination with the State Fire Investigations Unit, a reward of up to $10,000 is offered by Georgia Arson Control for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arson. Commissioner King’s office is assisting the Cordele Police Department with this investigation.