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Fire in vacant York City rowhouse was arson

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YORK CITY, Pa. – An early afternoon fire damage a vacant York City rowhouse was arson. That is according to York City Fire Chief David Michaels.  The fire broke out at about 1:15 pm in the 700 block of South Court Avenue.

Chief Michaels say fire was deliberately set in multiple locations on the second floor of 741 S. Court.  Damage is estimated at about $5,000.

The structure along with an adjacent building are vacant and both are scheduled for demolition.

York City Police are investigating.