posted on July 07, 2010 07:46
Five Livingston County men have been arrested on arson charges after the investigation into a barn fire that occurred on July 4th.
The fire occurred at 8365 Reeds Corners Rd in the Town of Sparta.
Charged with Arson in the Fourth Degree are: Scott J. Rice Jr, 27, from Dansville, David J. Rice, 23 from Conesus, Keith W, Rice, 25, from Dansville, Daniel R. Rice, 22 from Dansville and Joshua J.
Zigenfus, 23 from Cohocton.
It is alleged that the group was setting off fireworks near the barn and that is what caused the fire.
The barn was a total loss.
All those arrested were issued appearance tickets and released to
answer the charge at a later date in the Town of Sparta Court.