Georgia Firefighters Charged with Arson for Home, Business Fires

January 14, 2008

Police have arrested two Talbotton, Ga., firefighters on arson charges in connection with two separate blazes in the west Georgia town.

Sheriff Bill Johnson says 30-year-old Jeff Scott Nelson and 32-year-old Norman Cable are believed to be responsible for fires at a tax service on November 11th, 2007, and at a downtown home on May 23rd, 2004. Bond has not been set for the two firefighters, who are being held in the Talbot County Jail.

Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer,

Latest Comments

  • January 14, 2008 at 5:42 am
    wudchuck says:
    so, what were they thinking? slow day or revenge of the tax services they recieved? that would be the question. this job is supposed to support the community not destroy like... read more
  • January 14, 2008 at 4:48 am
    I Love Atlanta says:
    Check the pay rate. Then again, I don't see how these guys got the uniform when I know so many other people with integrity and skills that didn't get the job. Go figure...
  • January 14, 2008 at 3:22 am
    What is it? says:
    Why are so many Georgia Firefighters arrested for arson?

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