RIDGWAY — A fire that occurred Thursday afternoon in Jones Township has been ruled incendiary in nature.

State police fire marshal Trooper Russell Stewart reported that he and the Wilcox Fire Department investigated a fire that happened at 3:35 p.m. Thursday in an abandoned residence at 66 Oak St. No one was injured.

Investigators determined that it was incendiary and that alleged actor was a 57-year-old woman from Wilcox, Stewart reported. The woman’s name was not released.

Damage is estimated at $100. The victim is listed as Lea Mowrey of Wilcox, who does not have insurance, Stewart said.

The investigation continues.

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