Man arrested on arson charges in barn fire
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 11:26 PM EDT
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a barn fire in the Fort Gay area that resulted from arson, West Virginia State Police say.
Eric J. Taylor, 37, of Fort Gay, is charged with arson and being a fugitive from justice.
Troopers say the fire was reported around 7 p.m. Thursday, and crews with the Fort Gay Volunteer Fire Department fought the blaze.
Investigators say Taylor was wanted on a parole violation in North Dakota.
He was taken to the Western Regional Jail.
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