Church ablaze, tagged with racial slurs in Jackson
Arson investigators are at the scene of a small fire at a church in Jackson where vandals have spray-painted racial slurs on the outside of the building.
Crews were called out to the fire at the Middlebrook United Methodist Church at 115 Maddox Road just before 8 p.m.
Jackson Fire Department Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis said the fire is being treated as an arson. He said he believes the graffiti and the fire are related.
No arrests have been made.