State fire marshal investigating business fire of Columbiana Co. fugitive

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Damage to the business is estimated at $80,000

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WKBN) – The state fire marshal is investigating a fire that broke out Sunday night in Columbiana County.

Crews responded to the fire at Four Sons Auto and Tire on Y and O Road in East Liverpool, which authorities say is owned by Sherman Pritt, Jr.

Authorities say Pritt was in violation of three protection orders out of St. Clair Township. He is currently being held in the Columbiana Jail without bond.

Damage to his business is estimated at $80,000.

The state fire marshal says they’re still investigating the cause of the fire. They have not ruled out foul play.

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