BRINKLEY, Ark. (KTHV) – The Brinkley Police Department is investigating the burglary and arson of a local lumber company over the 4th of July weekend.

Police say that Ridout Lumber Company at 915 South Main Street in Brinkley was burglarized and purposely set on fire. Brinkley Fire Department responded to the fire at approximately 6 a.m. on July 3.

Ridout Lumber Company fire, Brinkley Police Department

During the investigation, evidence was found that Ridout Lumber Company was burglarized in the early morning of July 2, and then an area of the store was intentionally set on fire in the morning of July 3.

There is currently a $5,000 reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. If anyone has any information, please contact Sgt. Brandy Quinn at Brinkley Police Department, (870) 734-3434.

Stay with THV11 and for more details as they become available.