State police fire marshal Greg Agosti says the fire at the home of Christopher Slike in Lewis Run started in a laundry room with a leak in a propane system being used to fuel the water heater. Damage is estimated at $100,000.
The fire at the home of Laurie Richards in St. Marys started in the attic because of an electrical issue with a surge protector/power strip. Damage is estimated at $60,000.
No one was hurt in either fire.