COAL TOWNSHIP — Richard Giedosh, the former owner of 951 W. Holly St., has been charged with felonies of arson (three counts), causing or risking catastrophe and criminal mischief for a fire that destroyed the property shortly before noon on Jan. 30.

Detective Matthew Hashuga charged Giedosh, 31, after an extensive investigation following the incident on Jan. 30. Giedosh was on probation at the time of the fire.

Mackenzie Witt can be reached at 570-644-6397 ext. 1342 or

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