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MAYVILLE – The Westfield Police Department, the Chautauqua County Fire investigation Team and the County Sheriff’s Office are seeking an arsonist who set a fire that destroyed a vacant two-story apartment building at 41 Clinton Street early Wednesday.

Crews from eight fire companies were sent to deal with the fire called in about 1:45 a.m. After the severe damage to the fire was confirmed, Westfield village officials decided to have the full structure demolished.

Investigators said somebody placed trash against the rear exterior of the building and set it on fire. No injuries were reported.