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Man Arrested In Connection To Several Lincoln County Fires

Posted at 8:07 AM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-02 08:22:39-04

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested in connection to several suspicious fires in Lincoln County.

According to the Interior Journal, 27-year-old Gerald Burchfield is facing charges for three separate fires in Stanford.

The newspaper reports the fires happened between February 2018 and March 17, 2019, involving two homes and an outbuilding.

A domestic situation with his wife and a man who owed him money are reasons Burchfield gave police for why he set the fires.