House fire set intentionally by burglar in Warren County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Arson investigators were called to a house fire Friday on Posey Lane.

At 10:37 a.m. firefighters were dispatched to 416 Posey Lane and upon arrival, they saw smoke billowing from the home.

Hadley, Barren River, Browning and Richardsville Volunteer fire departments responded to the call along with fire investigators from Kentucky State Police.

Firefighters confirmed a glass pane on a side door had been broken prior to their arrival.

Warren County Sheriff Brett Hightower said someone broke into the home, stole a safe and firearms and then set the home ablaze before fleeing the area.

The fire was quickly extinguished but there was damage inside the home.

Evidence has been collected and is being sent off for testing.

If you have any information regarding the incident, you are asked to contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.