Fire Ruled Arson

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NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Flames destroyed a home in Lackawanna County on Sunday, and it’s being called arson.

The fire on Richard Road in Newton Township started around 5:30 a.m.

Five people live in the home. Three of them were home at the time. Everyone got out safely.

A fire marshal said it’s a case of arson.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police fire marshals at 570-963-4292.