Update: Dorm Fire Ruled Arson

By
Fred Kight

Dateline
Updated Thu, Oct 20, 2011 8:59 am

Update: 8:59 a.m.

Ohio University Police say a reward of $5,000 is on the table for information on an arson fire at Ohio University.

No one was hurt but 14 students living in the immediate area were moved to another dorm.
 
OU Police responded to the fire at 3:30 a.m. at True House.
 
Investigators say the fire was discovered in the study lounge of Mod B on the first floor.
 
The fire was limited to the study lounge.
 
Investigators are urging anyone with information about who set the fire or anyone who might have seen anything around the time of the blaze to contact them.

 


 

The State Fire Marshall's Office is investigating a fire early this morning at an Ohio University dormitory.

No one was hurt but 14 students living in the immediate area have been displaced.
 
OU Police responded to the fire at 3:30 a.m. at True House.
 
No word yet on the cause or the amount of damage done.
 
A university spokeswoman says the 14 affected students have been moved to another dorm for now.
     
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