Investigation begins into Jefferson County arson

West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDVM) — The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an arson that took place on July 19 in Kearneysville.

Officials said that the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department responded to a 911 call at 4038 Kearneysville Pike. Responders said there was one fire in the basement and another on the first floor. During the immediate investigation, the Fire Marshal’s Office determined the cause to be incendiary.

The W.Va. State Fire Marshal’s Office is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. Information about the case can be reported to the W. Va. Arson Hotline at (800) 233-FIRE (3473).

Office of the State Fire Marshal

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