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Arson Facts


Arson Facts

Vacant houses

- Keep an eye on unwanted visitors in your neighborhood. Vacant homes are often used by criminals for illegal drug activities or unsupervised teens. Call the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department at 862-8600 if you see suspicious activity around a vacant property.

Youth Set Fires

- Interest in fire is common among children, but unsupervised children who have access to matches and lighters can start fires that can be deadly. If you know of a child who plays with fire or fire related items, call the Nashville Fire Department at 862-5230


- Arson is a crime! Intentionally set fires cost citizens millions of dollars every year in higher insurance rates and property values. If you suspect arson in your community, call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME (742-7463)