On the morning of April 22, 2007 at about 5:15 AM, Gorman Police and Firefighters responded to a house fire at 107 Crescent Street in Gorman. The house, which was vacant, was a total loss, and the Fire Marshal determined that it was a possible arson.
On the morning of November 1, 2007 at about 2:30 AM, Gorman units again responded to a house fire, this time at 415 Susquehanna Street in Gorman. This house was also vacant, and again, the Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire to be a possible arson.
Anyone having information that may lead to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the arsons in Gorman should call Eastland County Crime Stoppers at (254) 629-TIPS (8477) or toll-free at (800) 300-3TIP (3847). You do not have to give your name, and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.