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Monday, January 5, 2015

St. Marys Fire Deemed Arson

Arson is the cause of a fire that destroyed the former Suzy’s Furniture building in St. Marys early Friday morning.

State Police Fire Marshal Robert Southern determined the fire was deliberately set after finding multiple points of origin. St. Marys City Police are continuing the investigation.

Crystal Fire Department was called at 2:45 Friday morning to the building on Route 255. Eventually, every fire department in Elk County was called to battle the blaze. Cameron County firefighters responded as well.

Damage is estimated at more than half a million dollars.

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