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Previously abandoned building in Johnsonburg destroyed in arson


Johnsonburg, PA – A previously abandoned building that had just been purchased was destroyed in an arson in Johnsonburg.

State Police in Ridgway say the building in the 600 block of East Center Street in Johnsonburg had been abandoned for a number of years, but it had recently been purchased by Dream Investments from Force, PA.

The police report lists the incident as happening on Dec. 30, around 2:30 p.m.

A known but unnamed 30-year-old man was found to have entered the building and purposefully started the fire.

He was taken into custody.

If you know anything else about this fire, please call either the Johnsonburg Police Department at 814-965-2816 or the PSP Fire March at State Police in Ridgway at 814-776-6136.

Click Here to read the online police report.