Fire Cause still “Undetermined”

(Photo by Dawn Roussey)

CLEARFIELD – The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal hasn’t yet determined the cause of the fire that completely destroyed Ethan’s Café/The Angry Bean after igniting at approximately 11 p.m. Saturday on North Third Street in downtown Clearfield.

The fire also damaged Rick Evans Photography and the Clearfield County Administrative Offices while displacing 13-15 second-floor apartment tenants who lived above the restaurant and photography studio.

The Clearfield Borough police and fire departments and the state police fire marshal are continuing their investigation into the origin and cause of the fire. Damage has been estimated at $750,000, according to the Ridgway-based state police.

“The cause of the fire has been ruled undetermined at this time. The investigation is continuing,” state police said.

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