9/4/2013 5:27 PM
MABSCOTT - A Monday morning fire in Raleigh County is officially ruled an arson. Just after 1 AM, a home on Lee Street in Beckley Junction caught fire. The State Fire Marshal was then called in to investigate the cause. No one was injured, but the homeowners lost everything inside the house. That fire happened only about an hour before the home of Mabscott's mayor also caught fire. The Fire Marshal is calling this incident suspicious and is conducting an investigation into the cause. Five departments responded to the home on Spruce Street, and one firefighter was taken to the hospital after having trouble breathing. Stay with Newswatch as we follow this investigation.