CORNELIA - An early-morning fire that destroyed a church fellowship hall just outside Cornelia has been ruled arson.
That fire, reported at 6:46 a.m. at Bible Landmark Church on Old Cleveland Road at Highway 365, was concentrated in the kitchen area of the fellowship hall.
Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Saturday the fire was arson.
The fellowship hall of the Bible Landmark Church was located at 1808 Old Cleveland Road, Cornelia,
Hudgens is asking anyone with information about this fire to call his Arson Hotline at 1-800-282-5804. Rewards of up to $10,000 are given for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist. Calls are taken 24 hours a day; callers may choose to remain anonymous.