Investigator arrest 21 year old suspect in string of fires across Hamilton County


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Hamilton County investigators have charged a suspect in a rash of fires across the northern part of the county last fall.

21 year old Jacob Price McNamara faces 11 counts of arson and 3 counts of reckless burning.

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The fire ranged from Soddy Daisy to Lakesite to Ooltewah in October of 2019.

And detectives are still looking at other suspicious fires.

More charges could be coming.