Police: Motel fire in Canandaigua was arson
Canandaigua, N.Y. (WHAM) - Police say a fire that started at a motel Wednesday night in Canandaigua was intentionally set.
Close to midnight, fire and rescue crews responded to Pinewood Manor Motel on County Road 50 for reports of a fire.
The fire was quickly contained. Once extinguished, authorities suspected it had been set intentionally.
The motel sustained minor fire damage to a room in the back , which was unoccupied and in the process of being renovated.
Police say no injuries were reported.
There is a dual investigation into the cause of the fire, and a criminal investigation on the intentional nature of the fire.