Fire marshal rules arson in Hempfield repair shop blaze
The state police fire marshal at Greensburg has ruled that a fire that damaged an auto repair shop in West Point was intentionally set.
Trooper Seth Helman reported that the blaze at S and S Auto at 110A West Point Drive remains under investigation. Firefighters were summoned at 10:36 a.m.
Helman estimated damage at $4,000.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 724-832-3288.
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