Four volunteer firefighters have been arrested after a Kentucky State Police investigation into multiple fires in Boyle and Marion counties, state police said.
Stephen E. Orberson, 19, of Gravel Switch; Melinda A. Orberson, 22, of Perryville; James R. Tate, 24, of Perryville; and Frederick E. Tate, 21, of Harrodsburg were charged with second-degree arson, first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal mischief, according to a state police news release.
The four people arrested were volunteer firefighters with Boyle County and Gravel Switch in Marion County, state police said. They are being held at the Marion County jail.
State police arson investigators think there will be more arrests related to the fires.