Dauphin County house fire ruled arson

A fire that destroyed a Dauphin County home over the weekend was deliberately set. The fire broke out at about 6:30 pm Sunday evening at 3507 Elmerton Avenue in Susquehanna Township.  The vacate house was destroyed.  Damage was estimated at $100,000.

An investigation by Susquehanna Township and the Dauphin County Fire Investigator found evidence of a flammable substance.  The Susquehanna Township Fire Chief ruled today that the cause of fire was Arson.