Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Flames for National Guard armory -- East Pikeland Township, PA

Arson is suspected in an early-morning blaze at the Pennsylvania National Guard armory in East Pikeland Township, state police said Thursday.

Members of the state police Fire Marshal Unit responded to the 4:30 a.m. fire in Chester County and determined that an intruder had started it while inside, a news release said.

There was significant damage to the armory, in the 1100 block of Rapps Dam Road, but all weapons inside were secured, the release said.

According to the National Guard Web site, the facility is used by Company B, Detachment 1, and the 1067th Transportation Company.


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