State police investigating house fire as arson

PHILIPSBURG — State police in Clearfield County are looking for a suspect in a Sunday house fire investigators have labeled arson.

Police said a neighbor noticed a house on fire at

4:30 a.m. Sunday along Laura Street in Chester Hill. Firefighters forced their way into the home and found flames in a first-floor kitchen and an upstairs bedroom.

A state police fire marshal investigated the scene and determined it was set intentionally, police said.

State police have asked anyone with information on the fire to contact the fire marshal at 938-0536 or the Clearfield station at 857-3800.

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