Perry Township, PA – A fire that damaged a home near Punxsutawney has been ruled as arson.

A home along Harper Road in Perry Township caught fire around 9:30 yesterday morning.

The State Police Fire Marshal has determined that the fire was intentionally set, but they’re still investigating who caused it.

The home is owned by Harry Mertz of Sewickley.

If you have any information, please call State Police in Ridgway and ask for the Fire Marshal.

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