Porch Fire Under Investigation
KSAL Staff - Mon 06:43 PM 10/29/2012
Police are investigating a possible case of arson in southwest Salina.
According to Lt. Scott Siemsen, officers were sent to the 500 block of Venus on Saturday afternoon around 3:30pm after a decorative planter on a porch was set on fire.
The homeowner told police that she saw a white male on her porch with a backpack, and believed he was leaving behind some political literature for her to read.
She did not make contact with him, but when she went outside a short time later, saw that her deorative nail keg planter was on fire.
Police say some of the siding on the house was also damaged.
Total cost of the damage is estimated at about $118.