Media Release: W.Va. State Fire Marshals arrest a Jefferson County man for a July fire

8/13/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 13, 2018
 W.Va. State Fire Marshals arrest a Jefferson County man for a July fire
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office has charged a man in connection with a July fire at a Charles Town home.
 
WVSFMO investigators have charged Drew Springirth, 39, with one count of first-degree arson. Springirth is alleged to have set fire to the basement of a home in Charles Town on July 28.
 
The fire was first reported by neighbors, due to the rapid response of the fire department, the fire was contained to a section of the basement.
 
Springirth was arrested on August 10 and arraigned in Jefferson County Magistrate Court. He remains in Eastern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

The arrest was made by WVSFMO investigator G.A. Harms and the Jefferson Sheriff’s Department.

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