Arson suspected in Jasper apartment laundry room fire

JASPER, AL (WBRC) – The Jasper Fire Department suspects arson as the cause of an early morning fire on Thursday.

Around 6:00 a.m., firefighters were alerted to a fire in the former laundry building across from Westwood Manor Apartments.  Upon arrival, the crew saw flames and smoke spewing from the building.

The building was without power at the time and investigators found two different places where the fire began, leading them to believe the fire was the result of arson.

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