Teens charged with arson after fire destroys Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry

State police say two juveniles have been arrested after the fire that destroyed a laundromat in the village of Palmyra.

The fire, which leveled the Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry located on William Street, prompted a massive response from firefighters in Wayne County.


The 13- and 14-year-olds were issued appearance tickets returnable to Wayne County Probation.

They were charged with fourth-degree arson.

State police say they were assisted by the Palmyra Police Department and Wayne County Fire Investigation Team.



Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry on William St. destroyed in fire (video)

Several departments were called to a large fire at the Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry on William Street.

The fire caused minor damage to the neighboring museum. However, firefighters were able to protect the building.

The laundromat appears to be a total loss, according to first responders.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.




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