September 16, 2021

Carrollton motel fire ruled arson

(Carrollton, GA) — Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a structure fire in Carroll County was intentionally set and has been ruled incendiary in nature.

The fire occurred at the Red Roof Inn Motel at 1125 Bankhead Highway in Carrollton around 1:35 AM on Friday, April 23, 2021.

“The fire originated in one of the motel rooms,” said Commissioner King.

“The fire was contained to one room  as the sprinkler system was activated and extinguished the fire. This case remains under active investigation at  this time.”

A Fire Investigations Unit is assisting the Carrollton Fire Department with this case.

Anyone with information about this Carroll County fire is invited to call Commissioner King’s State Fire Investigators Unit at 1-800-282-5804.

This anonymous hotline operates around the clock.

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