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Volunteer Firefighters Suspected Of Arson

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ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (EKB) -- An arson investigation is underway in Eastern Kentucky and officials tell EKB News that the suspects in the fire are the very ones the community depends upon to keep them safe.

As a result of an investigation into a fire involving abandoned structure, EKB News learned that two volunteer firefighters are suspected of starting the blaze. 

Elkhorn City Fire Chief, John Moore says the suspects are two of his own.

The names of the suspects have not been released pending further investigation. If you have any information regarding arson, you are urged to call the Kentucky State Police at 606-433-7711 or the Elkhorn City Police at 606-754-4030. Callers may remain anonymous.

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