Large Warehouse Fire Ruled Arson, Reward Being Offered

PLAIN TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – That massive fire at a warehouse building in Plain Township last week has been ruled an arson.

The Blue Ribbon Arson Committee, a consortium of insurance companies, is offering a reward of $5000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

The township fire department and State Fire Marshal investigated the fire on Harrisburg Road NE, just south of Route 62 near Spangler Street.

The owner has no insurance for the building or contents.

The building with twenty cars and other equipment inside was a $375,000 loss… More at

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is also part of the investigation.

Anyone who has information should contact the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 800-589-2728.

Or call the Plain Township Fire Department at 330-492-2411.