UPDATE: Waggoner’s Mill covered bridge fire in Perry County being investigated as arson


(Image Courtesy: Landisburg Volunteer Fire Company)

LOYSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) — A historic bridge was on fire in Perry County on Thursday.

According to Perry County dispatch, three fire companies were responding to the Waggoner’s Mill Covered Bridge on Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries or fatalities from the fire.

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A State Police Fire Marshal was on the scene investigating. Later Thursday evening, State Police report they are currently investigating the fire as an arson.

The Waggoner’s Mill bridge in Loysville was built in 1889 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

This is a developing story. abc27 will provide updates as they become available.

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