Fire Marshal’s Office: No criminal activity apparent in connection with golf course clubhouse fire

LAVALETTE, W.Va. — Investigators with the state Fire Marshal’s Office said Friday there’s no evidence that criminal activity caused a fire that destroyed the Creekside Golf Course Clubhouse Monday in Wayne County.

A Friday news release from investigators said the blaze at the Lavalette-based course destroyed both the clubhouse and restaurant.

Although there is no evidence of criminal activity, the investigation into the cause of the blaze is open and ongoing, fire marshals said.

Anyone with information in connection with the fire is asked to call ASFM Investigator T.S. Chastain at 304-558-2191 or call the WV Arson Hotline at 1-800-233-3473.

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