MEDIA RELEASE - State Fire Marshals Arrest One on Storage Units Arson Charges


​WV State Fire Marshal’s Office
1207 Quarrier St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304 558 2191
Fax: 304 558 2537
Contact: Courtney Rosemond                                                                                                                                                                 Timothy Rock
Public Information Specialist                                                                                                                                                                    Public Information Specialist
(304) 558-2191 ext. 53205                                                                                                                                                                       (304) 558-2191 ext. 53220                                                                                                                                                    
Feb. 24, 2017
State Fire Marshals Arrest One on Storage Units Arson Charges
CHARLESTON, W.Va. –  On January 26, 2017, a fire occurred at Aero Self Storage, located at 3075 Beverly Pike, Elkins, WV in Randolph County. The fire caused a significant amount of damage to the structure and several occupants items that had been in storage were destroyed.
ASFM R.J. Sovastion was assigned to investigate the fire. During the investigation ASFM Sovastion and ASFM G.A. Harms identified a suspect in the case. On February 24, 2017, Beth A. Meadows, 52 of Elkins, WV, was charged with Second Degree Arson and Felony Destruction of Property. Bond is set at $100,000.00 and she is lodged at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.


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