Authorities seeking information after a church in Princeton was set on fire twice

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – A Princeton church was burned twice in June, and investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office are looking for the public’s help.

The first fire at the New Beginnings Praise and Worship Center, located at 5250 Cheesy Creek Rd., was on June 6. The second fire at the same location occurred on June 24.

Investigators have ruled that the fires were undetermined in cause, but the investigation is still ongoing.

If anyone has any information about these fires, they are encouraged to call the W.Va. State Fire Marshal Hotline at 1-800-233-3473. There is a reward of up to $5,000.00 if the information leads to an arson arrest and conviction.

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