UPDATE: Arrest Following Fire on Sawmill Road
UPDATE: The fires on Sawmill Road may have come to an end as an arrest was made on Wednesday. David Autry, 51 of Morgantown was charged with arson, second degree and lodged in the Butler County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond. The Kentucky State Police and the ATF/Bowling Green Fire Department Arson Task Force led the investigation
Fire broke out on Sunday afternoon at 158 Sawmill Road in a house located behind another house that burned on August 17, 2013. Autry occupied both homes.
Responding to fire were Morgantown Police Department, Butler County Sheriff's Department, Butler County Rescue Squad, Morgantown and Fifth District Fire Departments.
Original Story 8/18/13:Fire seems to be plaguing Sawmill Road in Morgantown. Last week, August 9th, the road was closed briefly when a truck caught on fire. The vehicle was a total loss.
Last night, August 17th, the fire department was called to 162 Sawmill Road. The home was also a total loss. The road was closed as firemen battled the flames.