UPDATE: 2 more fires being investigated as possible arson, total up to 10

According to Madison Fire & Rescue officials, they responded to two fires in their jurisdiction on Saturday night as well.

Posted: Sep 26, 2021 6:43 PM
Updated: Sep 27, 2021 2:16 PM

Right now, several fires are being investigated across Madison County. They all happened Saturday night. 

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WAAY 31 learned Sunday two additional fires in Madison are now also under investigation.

According to Madison Fire & Rescue officials, they were called to Publix and Champy's Famous Fried Chicken, both in the 8000 block of Madison Boulevard, around 6 p.m. Saturday. The calls came in about 10 minutes apart, fire officials say.

With the two fires in Madison, that brings the total number of fires believed to have been intentionally set to 10.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office also confirmed they're investigating a fire that happened Saturday night at Dollar General in the 1600 block of Winchester Road.

One suspect is in custody, charged with arson, according to Huntsville Police. The suspect is believed to be connected to at least one of the fires, Huntsville Police said.

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This is a developing story. Stick with WAAY 31 for updates.

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