Police: Motel fire in Canandaigua was arson

Police say a fire that started at a motel Wednesday night in Canandaigua was intentionally set. (WHAM photo)

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.

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