Thursday, 09 August 2007 20:00
44-year-old David Kenneth McCall of Spruce Pine could face a maximum
sentence of 23 years if convicted of the nine felonies he’s
Police say McCall is responsible for the fires that gutted
downtown Spruce Pine over the weekend- causing more than one million dollars in
damage. The felony counts include arson, burning a commercial building and
breaking and entering, officials say.
Avery County Fire Marshal David Charles Vance, who has been in communication
with Mitchell officials, says they’ve “had quite a
and is glad to see that progress was made in the investigation.
Destroyed in the fire were the town’s historic train
depot, a thrift store, a church and a garage, among other businesses.