An worker of a licensed Blair County auto service middle faces costs after police say he deliberately burned down the storage.
The hearth occurred round 11:21 p.m. Monday on the Blue Knob Automotive Service Middle on Route 764 in Allegheny Township, in keeping with Allegheny Township police.
The Pennsylvania State Police Hearth Marshal was known as to the scene and confirmed that the hearth appeared to have been deliberately began, police stated.
Because of the investigation, police stated they have been capable of establish Nathan J. Corridor, 43, of Duncansville, because the suspect.
Police say Corridor was a just lately fired worker of the Blue Knob service middle.
Investigators say that on the evening of the hearth, he crashed his automobile by way of the storage door to interrupt into the constructing. It then ignited a flammable liquid inside, investigators stated.
He was taken into custody on Tuesday. Court docket data present he faces costs of arson, housebreaking, felony trespass, felony mischief, catastrophe threat, reckless hearth and reckless endangerment of one other particular person.
The rear of the constructing was considerably broken, quickly closing the store, WJAC reported.
However operations director Jeremy Nagle advised WJAC they’ve a back-up plan.
“At this level we do not know once we’ll be capable of open a backup, however we’ll at the least attempt to work on a shortened schedule utilizing a few of our in-house restore amenities till we may be again. Nagle advised the station. “The injury right here is critical.”