Suspicious overnight fires lead to federal investigation in Upshur County

Federal investigators, including the ATF, have descended on Upshur County after 6 suspicious overnight fires, including one at a former east Texas church.

Authorities tell us a fire broke out at the old Brown Chapel church near Gilmer, which had been a part of the community for 75 years.

Other fires started at a home, a barn, and at a Gilmer area community center.

KLTV 7 News will have more for you on this story as it develops.