Ridgway, PA – Investigators are now classifying the fire that destroyed a home in Ridgway earlier this week as an arson.

Fire crews were called out to the home of 29-year-old Zachary Hoyt on Front Street around 4 p.m. Monday.

The fire started on the first floor of the two-story home, and the fire marshal says it was set intentionally by someone.

There was no one at home during at time of the fire.

Hoyt does not have insurance. Damage is estimated at $100,000.

The investigation is continuing.

If you know anything about this fire, please call either the Ridgway Borough Police Department at 814-773-5125 or the Fire Marshal at the Ridgway State Police Barracks at 814-776-6136.