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Public help sought

SOUTH POINT — The Ohio State Fire Marshal is asking for information about the fire that destroyed Spaulding’s Floor and Wall as well as a nearby home on Tuesday.

“We are still early in an ongoing investigation,” said Michael Duchesne, assistant director of communications for the Ohio Fire Marshal. “We are looking for anyone with information to call our hotline.”

The state fire marshal got involved at the request of first responders from the Fayette Township Volunteer Fire Department. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

“Again it’s early in the investigation,” Duchesne said. “The cause is undetermined at this time.”

Those who may have information about the blaze can call 1-800-589-2728.