Reward up to $10K offered in ‘suspicious’ Paulding house fire


A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered in connection with a “suspicious” house fire in Paulding County, authorities said Wednesday.

The fire was early Friday on Mullberry Rock Road, officials said on Facebook.

The reward is offered through Georgia Arson Control and is for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the people involved. The arson agency can be contacted at georgiaarsoncontrol.org or 800-282-5804.

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