Officials investigating arson in Barton County

August 03, 2018 - 5:00 am

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of suspected arson.  the incident happened north of Great Bend on North US 281. Thursday deputies responding found an abandoned mobile home and shed fully engulfed in flames. 

The fire was quickly brought under control by the Hoisington Fire Department.  Initial investigation indicates there were no utilities hooked up at the location and the structures had been abandoned. 

Sheriff’s deputies believe the fire was intentionally set. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers of Barton County at 620-792-1300. 

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