Firefighting, Leadership

Firefighter Among Those Charged in PA Mansion Fire

A volunteer firefighter was charged along with two other young men in an arson fire that burned an old mansion in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

The 237-year-old Croydon Mansion in Bensalem burned on February 22, according to a WPVI report (http://bit.ly/ZLJlMN). No one was injured in the fire, but the structure suffered substantial damage.

Nicholas Ricciardi, 21, Michael Kurfuss, 19, and Dennis Rose III, 19, were arrested in the case. Ricciardi served as a volunteer firefighter in Bristol Township.

For more details, visit http://bit.ly/ZLJlMN.

For more on firefighter arson, consider NVFC Launches Firefighter Arson Incident Database and USFA Studies Firefighter Arson .