Oct 1, 2022

2022 Photography Competition Winner – Arson – 1st Place – Judah Sheppard

Photographer: Judah Sheppard, OK State Fire Marshall
Date Taken: March 14, 2022
Location: Marlow, OK

Description: This grassland/ditch fire consumed 80 acres in Marlow, OK.  This photo depicts the recovery of the device that was used to start the fire.  Four matchsticks were taped onto a cigaretter that ignited the grass that started the fire.  This was one of four pieces of evidence that was recovered from the scene.