Arson suspected in Westfield Dollar General Fire

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Fire officials said arson is to blame for the blaze that broke out at the Dollar General in Westfield, Pa. on Friday night.

Authorities said a juvenile has been arrested in connection to the fire.

Fire crews responded just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Members from the Crary Hose, Clymer Township, Harrison Valley, Knoxville, Gale House and Chatham Fire Departments were on scene past midnight battling the flames.

Fire officials said due to heavy smoke and water damage, the building is believed to be a complete loss. They said preliminary damage estimates exceed $1.5 million. No injuries were reported.

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