Investigators Determine January Callao School Fires Were Intentionally Set

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office released a statement today saying that the three separate fires at the Callao School on January 3 were intentionally set. The investigation was in conjunction with the Missouri Division of Fire Safety’s Investigation Unit. The sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing and that anyone with information about the person or persons responsible for the fire should contact the office at 660-385-2062, or contact the MDFS Arson Hotline at 1-800-39-ARSON. Anyone with information may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 for providing information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible.