Officials: Ga. firefighter burglarized home, burned it down

The home was completely destroyed by the blaze, which later spread and caused a wildfire in a nearby wooded area


By FireRescue1 Staff

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — A firefighter is facing multiple felony charges in connection to a burglary and house fire on Oct. 4.

WGXA reported that Bartow County Firefighter Cary Wolf is facing 16 felony charges after officials say he burglarized a home before setting it on fire.

Firefighter Cary Wolf is facing 16 felony charges after officials say he burglarized a home before setting it on fire. (Photo/Georgia Department of Insurance)
Firefighter Cary Wolf is facing 16 felony charges after officials say he burglarized a home before setting it on fire. (Photo/Georgia Department of Insurance)

"The arson charges stem from Mr. Wolf's alleged involvement in setting fire to a structure off of Old Mill Road in White, Georgia, on the afternoon of October 4," Safety Fire Commissioner John King said. "He is currently being held in Bartow County Jail without bond."

Officials said the home was completely destroyed by the blaze, which later spread and caused a wildfire in a nearby wooded area.

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