A structure fire was reported yesterday morning around midnight at a home on Davis Valley Road in Afton.
According to the report from the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was woken up by a neighbor during the fire. United and Newmansville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene. The FD stated the fire was suspicious and believes it to be arson.
According to the report, the Sheriff’s Department spoke with the owner, who does suspect someone. She said she has been harassed by someone who has been seen going up and down on that road.
Fire fighters were done around 3 AM. 5300 gallons of water were used to put out the fire. The total amount of damage totaled about $40,000.