Morgantown Police investigating arson incident at High Street building


The Morgantown Police Department is investigating an arson incident that happened downtown.

On April 12, 2019, at approximately 3 a.m., officers, along with the Morgantown Fire Department, responded to a reported fire at 235 High Street.  The fire department extinguished the fire, but there was water and smoke damage to the building, as well as items of inventory that were burned and destroyed, according to a press release.

Officers, along with the Morgantown Fire Marshal, are following up on several leads, according to the release.

There is no word at this time on the total amount of damage to the building.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Morgantown Police Department at 304-284-2454 or the Morgantown Fire Marshal’s Office at 304-284-2480.

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