OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) – The state Fire Marshall came in today to investigate a fire at Ye Olde Traders in Triadelphia. As of Tuesday night, there is an arson sign on the outside of the building offering a $5,000 reward.
A fire broke out at the antique and collectibles store after 11 Monday night. The fire rekindled after 7 Tuesday morning. When firefighters from Triadelphia arrived, they reported heavy smoke. Ohio County EMA Director Lou Vargo said there was extensive damage inside the building.
A total of six fire departments plus the Ohio County EMA and sheriff’s department were on scene.