JAMESTOWN – Jamestown fire investigators have determined the cause of two fires that took place earlier this week in the city.
According to the Post-Journal, investigators say the fire fire that destroyed an abandoned home at 426 E. Fifth Street Monday morning has been ruled an arson. The home was vacant and reportedly scheduled for demolition.
Meanwhile, the fire that broke out at 262 Falconer St. Monday night was caused by an overheated wall light. A dog died as a result of the fire but no one else was injured. Seven people were displaced and are receiving help from the Red Cross.