An investigation is underway after a trailer containing bibles was set on fire in Mt Juliet on Easter morning.

Wilson County Sheriff's Office issued the following release:

"Suspicious trailer fire causes road closure at Old Lebanon Dirt Road and Chandler Road on Easter Sunday.

Around 6am this morning, the Mt. Juliet Police Department and Fire Department swiftly responded to a trailer fire located at the intersection of Old Lebanon Dirt Road and Chandler Road.

Upon arrival, it was confirmed that the trailer fell within our jurisdiction. The fire was promptly extinguished by the diligent efforts of the Mt. Juliet Fire Department. Following the containment of the fire, Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives assumed control of the investigation.

The trailer, containing bibles, had been dropped off in the middle of the intersection and then intentionally set on fire. To uphold the integrity of the ongoing investigation, other specific details cannot be provided at this time. However, we assure the community that further updates will be shared at the appropriate juncture.

We appreciate the cooperation and understanding of the community during this period. The safety and security of our residents remain our utmost priority.

Anyone who may have additional information and/or camera footage is urged to contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at 615-444-1459."