State police investigate barn arson incident, costing $10,000 in damages


WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police in Schuylkill County are trying to track down an arsonist that burned down a portion of a barn.

It happened Friday morning in Washington Township along Birds Hill Road. Police say someone set fire to bales of hay inside a barn.

According to a state police fire marshal, no animals were injured but the fire caused more than $10,000 in damages.

This is an ongoing investigation. Eyewitness News will update you with the latest information as it is released.

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