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Vehicle fire in Rives Township determined to be arson based on evidence

Vehicle fire in Rives Township determined to be arson based on evidence
Posted at 12:57 PM, Sep 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-11 14:54:19-04

A vehicle fire that happened Sunday morning has determined to be arson according to the Michigan State Police. 

Sunday, September 10 at 10:43 in the morning, the Jackson County Sheriff's office responded to a call for a vehicle fire in Rives Township.

The vehicle, a travel trailer, was on fire - the fire had also spread to a utility trailer that contained another vehicle nearby.

The fire was in a wooded area near the Sherman Oaks Mobile Park. 

Witnesses saw four teens running away from the scene after the fire started. 

Those kids have been found, were interviewed and released to the custody of their parents.
This is an ongoing investigation.