Man arrested after allegedly setting fire to building
LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been arrested by West Virginia State Police after allegedly setting fire to a commercial building.
West Virginia State Police said on Monday they arrested William Cody Lusher after a fire broke out at a building in the 1000 block of McClellan Highway in Harts.
Troopers said Lusher was caught on surveillance video entering the former LT Jones store, then leaving the building as the fire started. Lusher was arrested and charged with second-degree arson.
Officials with the Harts Volunteer Fire Department said the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Monday morning, and as many as seven fire departments were on scene fighting the flames.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting in this investigation.
West Virginia State Police said Lusher was arrested in Cabell County a few weeks ago after a high speed police chase.
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