UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to Parsons Hotel fire

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CLARKSBURG, W.VA, (WDTV)-- UPDATE 09/20/2019 2:00P.M.
Donald Kieth Amos is being charged in connection to a fire at the Parsons Hotel in Clarksburg.

According to Police Amos and a witness were trespassing inside of the Parsons Hotel.

Amos then allegedly made his way into the basement on his own.

Police say when he came back from the basement and met back up with the witness a fire had been started in the basement.

Amos is being charged with first-degree arson.

Multiple crews responded to a fire at the Parsons Hotel in Clarksburg on Friday morning.

According to Harrison County 911 officials, they received the call just before 5 a.m. for the fire on N 5th Street.

Both Clarksburg Fire and Police Departments responded to the scene.

The fire has since been extinguished and nobody was believed to have been hurt.

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