83
      Tuesday
      89 / 69
      Wednesday
      88 / 67
      Thursday
      87 / 66

      Sheriff's department investigating arsons

      Early Sunday morning, authorities responded to a construction site off of Silver Lake Road near Copper Ridge where a backhoe was on fire.

      The Grand Traverse County Sheriff's office is investigating two arsons that occured in the last several days.

      On Thursday, deputies responded to a cement truck that had been set on fire at the Concrete Service on Front Street.

      Deputies believe the truck was set on fire overnight.

      Then early Sunday morning, authorities responded to a construction site off of Silver Lake Road near Copper Ridge where a backhoe was on fire.

      An investigation revealed the fire was an arson.

      Authorities are asking that anyone with information regarding either of these fires contact the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office at 231-995-5002. Anonymous information can be forwarded to 231-947-TIPS.

      No further information about these fires has been released yet.