Sunday fire at Cooleemee mill ruled arson

Published 10:49 am Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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Fire and sheriff’s investigators are looking for information on who might have started a fire Sunday evening at the old mill on Main Street in Cooleemee.

Firefighters from several departments responded to the call, first made at 6:30 p.m.

Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs said the fire marshall and detectives determined the fire had been set, and called in the SBI arson agents to help in the investigation.

If you have any information regarding the fire, contact the Davie Sheriff’s Office at 336-751-6238 or email You may also leave an anonymous message at