Forest County Mobile Home Fire Ruled Arson

GREEN TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A mobile home fire that occurred yesterday morning in Green Township has been ruled an arson.

According to Marienville-based State Police, around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 23, a fire occurred at an abandoned mobile home located at 3320 Little Hickory Road, Green Township, Forest County.

Police say a passerby saw smoke coming from the windows of the trailer, and 9-1-1 was called.

The structure had no utilities.

Damage was minimal.

Assistant Chief Blake Mealy, of the Tionesta Volunteer Fire Department, requested assistance from a PA State Police Fire Marshal in determining the origin and cause of the blaze.

The fire was determined to have been intentionally started.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Marienville State Police at 814-927-5253.

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