KSP Conducts Fire Investigation in Mercer County

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Food Basket on HWY-152, just west of Harrodsburg early this morning.

The first call to 911 was reported just after 3:00 am, and when the fire department arrived the structure was fully engulfed. The initial investigation indicates someone allegedly set the building on fire, and this was the second time that a fire was reported at the store in the past three weeks.

Anyone with information about the cause or person(s) believed to be responsible for setting the fire, are asked to call KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404 or the Arson Task Force at 800.27ARSON (800.272.7766). The Arson Task Force is offering up to a $1000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting the fire.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Arson Investigator Pat Alford.

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