Polk County Sheriff’s Office Agriculture detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Burglary and Arson investigation.
At approximately 1:00 pm, on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, a property owner discovered his pump shed, located off of Barfield Road, Polk City, had been damaged by fire.
Still burning, the owner discovered the fire between the metal pump shed and the fuel tank. The fire burned the hoses running from the tank to the grove pump, however, the owner was able to extinguish the flames before further damage or an explosion occurred.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Tanner at 863-534-7205, or 863-298-6200.