Mobile Home Fire Intentionally Set, JCSO Says

GARNER – The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious mobile home fire.  The fire was reported around 5:30pm Thursday on G-Long Drive, off NC Highway 50 North, at the Johnston-Wake County line.

The home was completely destroyed. 

Numerous fire departments, including a fire department tanker task force, responded to the scene.   

Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell said Friday the blaze is being treated as arson.  Sheriff’s detectives are being assisted with the investigation by the Johnston County Fire Marshal’s Office.