Pottawatomie County fire under investigation

By Katherine Wartell

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are still investigating a Jan. 14 structure fire at 520 Jefferson St. in St George that the State Fire Marshall’s Office determined to intentionally set.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the fire was reported just after midnight and that the home was occupied at the time, but he said there were no injuries and all occupants were able to escape the residence.

Riat said the home and its contents were a total loss.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353. Callers may remain anonymous.

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