Lincoln County Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Arson


Kentucky State Police recently arrested a man who was a Lincoln County volunteer firefighter and allegedly confessed to committing two different fires.

Authorities say fires were set intentionally on the days of April 12th and May 10th, but details on the fire have not been released at this time. 20 year-old Jeffery Knouse was determined to be a suspect in the arson investigations, where he reportedly confessed to starting both fires.

Knouse was lodged in the Lincoln Co. Regional Jail on the two counts of arson, and is currently being held on a $10,000 bond.