Arson

On 11/22/2016 Chambersburg Police responded with along Chambersburg Fire Department to the American Legion on Philadelphia Avenue for a report of a suspicious fire in the restroom.   The sprinkler system in the restroom had extinguished the fire prior to the arrival of emergency personnel.  An initial investigation was conducted by officers on the scene who determined that a 12 year old male juvenile had accidentally started the fire by playing with a lighter while in the bathroom.  The investigation continues and charges are pending.

Incident Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 6:38pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

2016-14619
Offenders: 

Location: 

755 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201