Murfreesboro authorities looking for person of interest in business fire

Posted at 9:38 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 22:38:57-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — Authorities are looking for a man who they say intentionally started a fire at a business in Murfreesboro.

Murfreesboro FD say the fire happened July 28 at Yard Sale on Front St.

Authorities say the man was seen was seen walking up to a dumpster behind and the business and setting it on fire.

Surveillance video shows the man lighting a cigarette while approaching the dumpster and then using the same lighter to ignite it before walking away from the area.

If you have any information regarding the fire, please contact MFRD’s Fire Marshals’ Office at 615-849-2605 or Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-STOP (7867) Monday through Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm.