JAMESTOWN -- The arsonist or arsonists who set fire to an Ivy Street medical office early Monday was likely injured and either has received or is in need of medical treatment, Jamestown Police investigators reported today. Seeking public help, investigators disclosed that day-long work Monday confirmed the fire at the Krempa Medical Associates office at 23 Ivy Street that was called in about 2:30 a.m. Monday was intentionally set.

Jamestown police, Jamestown fire investigators and the Chautauqua County Forensic Investigation Team worked all day Monday to get to the cause of the fire. Investigators also came to the conclusion from evidence they won’t discuss that the suspect or suspects who set the fire may have been burned.

Anyone with information on this fire or who may know someone who suffered a suspicious burn injury is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department at 483-7531. Anonymous tips can be left on the department’s Anonymous Tip Line at 483-Tips (8477). All calls are kept confidential.