FIRE INVESTIGATION UPDATE - ARSON

On December 10, 2022, at 9:17 am, Newport Fire Company responded to a water flow alarm at Ebooks Web LLC located a 1388 Bridgewater Rd in Bensalem Township. Upon arrival it was found to be an active fire. Multiple volunteer fire companies responded to handle the two-alarm fire.  A firefighter was injured when he fell 25 feet from the rooftop while fighting the blaze.

Fire Investigators from Bensalem Township and the ATF have determined that the fire was intentionally lit and is being investigated as an arson.

The firefighter that was injured at the fire has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.

If anyone has any information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Greg Jackson at 215-633-3719 or Fire Marshal Robert Sponheimer at 215-633-3617.