West Mahanoy Township Fire Ruled Arson

WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — A fire in a double-block home in Schuylkill County last month was deliberately set.

State police said flames sparked at a double-block home on Ohio Avenue near Shenandoah just after 2 a.m. on October 30.

Fire investigators said the fire was set on a rear second-floor porch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in Frackville.


  • Peggy

    Interview all of the local volunteer firefighters. Lots of these misfits join cause they are obsessed with fire. Also, this area seems to have numerous questionable males joining fire departments. Real suspect characters.

    • The Clique

      I’d have to agree with you. Probably one of them that posts pictures of every fire on their facebook and is related to somebody in local office. They have likely already been reported because of their obvious patterns and then those that reported it were targeted by those relations’ friends. That’s how it works in that slum. It’s not rocket science to figure out who has a connection to the places that have burned in the past few years and could relish in the aftermath because they are on scene earlier than most. The politics made that place an armpit where the good people tend to leave if they feel victimized.

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