Arson fires set at four locations along South Division this morning started at 7:24 a.m. at 6150 South Division and ended at 8:11 a.m. at 7144 South Division, a Kent County Sheriff’s media release said.
The fires began at Preferred Mobile Homes with a modular home started on fire that did not sustain significant damage before being extinguished.
Then, two vehicles were ignited at Big Ray’s Oil Change and both appear to be complete losses.
Next, a boat was lit on fire at Cutlerville Small Engine Repair at approximately 7:54 a.m. and finally, the back of an RV was burned at Veurink’s RV at 8:11 a.m. that caused significant damage.
An apparent lone suspect described as a white man with short hair wearing a maroon jacket, dark pants, and a blue backpack is a person of interest in the fires.
There were no injuries reported and residents are asked to remain vigilant as the suspect is still outstanding.
Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.