Three middle school students interviewed for Kendrick warehouse fire

MOUNT VERNON — Mt. Vernon police have interviewed three juvenile suspects in connection with the December 2, fire at a warehouse at 13th and Logan streets.

Reports indicate that officers interviewed the three Casey Middle School students last week who reportedly have claimed they set fire to the Kendrick Paper warehouse.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation continues.

Firefighters responded around 12:45 p.m. December 2 to the warehouse that was being used by Kendrick Paper Stock Co. to store cardboard, paper and other materials.

The building was a total loss but no injuries were reported.