The Gaines County Sheriff’s Office has had a recent string of grass fires that have been identified as suspicious. These fire are currently under investigation.
The Gaines County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to keep their eyes open and if they see anything suspicious to please contact us immediately at 911 or 432-758-9871.
If anyone has information regarding the fires and you wish to remain anonymous you may be eligible for a cash reward by calling the Gaines County Crime Stoppers Line at 432-758-4025.
According to Section 28.02 of the Texas Penal Code Arson can range from a second degree felony to first degree felony with the range of punishment being 2-20 years in the Texas Department of Corrections and a $10,000 fine or 5-99 years or life in prison and a $10,000 fine.