Suspicious fires still under investigation in Reno County

Law enforcement authorities continue to investigate the cause of the fires on March 4-5 in Reno County. The 43rd and Jupiter Hills fire on March 4, started along the road with no other possible sources of ignition located in the area. This fire is suspicious in nature, according to the Reno County Fire District #3 and the Reno County Sheriff’s Department. On that same day, a fire occurred at 17th and Faubion – that has also been ruled suspicious in nature. On March 5, about a half mile west of 82nd and Monroe, a fire started along the road. A firework was found near the site of the fire. It’s not known if this was intentional or accidental. This fire is also considered suspicious in nature, according to officials.