Gwinnett County Fire Investigators Seek Suspect in Norcross Arson Cases

Gwinnett County Fire Investigators Seek Suspect in Norcross Arson Cases
Hong T. Huynh

Gwinnett County Fire Investigators are seeking information leading to the arrest of Hong T. Huynh, a 61-year-old female resident of Norcross. Huynh is the prime suspect in two residential fires that were intentionally set this past weekend. Multiple warrants have been issued for her arrest.

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a house fire on the 6000 block of Buckingham Court NW in Norcross at 5:45 a.m. A 911 caller reported a neighbor’s garage on fire, with a victim present. Firefighters arrived at 5:51 a.m. to find a working fire in a two-story, single-family home. Crews deployed multiple hoses to combat the flames while medical teams attended to an injured adult male, who was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The fire was controlled by 6:13 a.m. No other injuries were reported, but the fire displaced a family of four, now receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

Simultaneously, fire crews were dispatched to another house fire on the 1300 block of Turners Ridge Drive NW in Norcross at 6:04 a.m. The caller reported her home on fire, spreading to a vehicle in the driveway. Firefighters arrived at 6:05 a.m. to find a working fire in a two-story, single-family home, with an exterior source. The fire was controlled by 6:20 a.m., causing moderate damage. Medical crews treated and released one patient with non-life-threatening injuries. The fire displaced four adults and two minors, who are also receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

Fire Investigators determined that both fires were intentionally set and connected. Specific information about the case is not being released due to the ongoing investigation.

Arson is a serious felony punishable by imprisonment and fines. Anyone with information about the fires is asked to contact the Gwinnett County Fire Investigations Section at 678-518-4890 or the Georgia Arson Control Hotline at 1-800-282-5804. Georgia Arson Control, Inc. offers a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

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