Arrests in House Fire

Contact: John S. Robison, State Fire Marshal
(334) 241-4166


Two suspects were taken into custody this morning following the seven month investigation of a house fire in Autauga County.

James Dean Bulger and Tammy Faye Bulger were taken into custody at their home and were transported to the Autauga County Jail. James Bulger was charged with one count of Arson Second Degree and two counts of Theft First Degree following indictment by the Autauga County Grand Jury. Tammy Bulger was charged with one count of Arson Second Degree.

The investigation and charges relate to a fire at the Bulger home on the morning of January 1, 2000. The home, located at 1741 County Road 85 Prattville, was destroyed by the fire.

The charges stem from a multi-agency investigation involving the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office, the Prattville Police and Fire Departments, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the State Fire Marshal Office.

Additional charges and additional arrests are anticipated.