Both The McComb Fired Department and The McComb Police Department responded to a fired on May 30, 2021, at a McComb city landmark and museum.
During the course of the investigation by investigators from The McComb Fire Department, The McComb Police Department, and The State Fire Marshall, they were able to identify the cause of the fire.
The fire of the historic train depot was deliberately set. This information lead to the arrest of Markez Delmont Smith of McComb.
The 20-year-old has been charged with First Degree Arson.