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Ridgeley Police Investigating Arson

September 10th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Tuesday evening at appr. 630 pm. Ridgeley Police were dispatched to assist with a smoke investigation on the CSX property in Carpendale WV.

Chief Ryan discovered an abandoned 2 story brick structure with fire on the second floor. With the help of 2 citizens the flames were controlled until Ridgeley Fire Department and Bowling Green Fire Dept arrived on scene to finish extinguishing the fire.

According to police, the fire was intentionally set and contained many aerosol containers and tires along with other debris. Two unknown individuals on bicycles were seen leaving the area shortly after the fire was discovered. They were described as 2 white males late teens both with longer hair one riding a yellow BMX style bicycle. If you have any information about these individuals or this incident please call Ridgeley Police Department at 304-738-9400.

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