Wilcox, PA – An act of arson damaged an empty house in Wilcox yesterday.

Police are still investigating who might have been involved, but the unknown arsonist set fire to the exterior of a home along Oak Street in Wilcox, Elk County.

It was discovered just before 7:30 Monday night, and the Wilcox Fire Department was able to extinguish the flames before the fire had time to spread to the inside of the house.

The owner is 47-year-old Lea Mowry of Wilcox, but the home was unoccupied at the time.

Damage is estimated at $2,000.

If you know who was involved or have any other information for this investigation, please call the PA State Police Fire Marshal in Ridgway at 814-776-6136.