Another Arson in Williamsport

wmpt arson 5-10

There has been another arson in the Newberry section of Williamsport, according to investigators.

The fire chief said a cardboard box was torched about 3 a.m. Thursday in a carport at 800 Poplar Street.

Police officers managed to put out the flames before any serious damage was done.

Officials said a man and his wife were home and noticed flickering outside and called 911.

Investigators said the arson is similar to about a half-dozen others in recent weeks in the area.

Anyone with information about the arsons is asked to call authorities in Williamsport.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 87,572 other followers