Marion County Deputies responded to a fire that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at a property at Route 4 Box 85 in Fairmont near Hopewell off US Route 310, according to a news release from W.Va. State Fire Marshal's Office.
Assistant State Fire Marshal Mark Lambert said that an accelerant was used to set the rental property on fire.
Lambert said the property was vacant at the time but that someone was currently moving in.
Marion County Deputies were on scene during the fire and are investigating as well.
Anyone with information can contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 800-233-FIRE.