Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
ATHENS (January 13, 2010)--Officials in east Texas say arson is suspected in fires that broke out in five church fires since the first of the year.
Three of the churches were in one town and two others broke out one night this week in Athens, whose fire chief says multiple ignition points were found in both cases.
Arson also is suspected in a fire that gutted a church in the same town last week.
Fires also destroyed a church in Canton and struck a fifth church within 25 miles of Athens.
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Texas Fire Marshal’s Office are helping with the investigation.