Pennsylvania Firefighters Charged in Firehouse Arson Scheme

When the Isabella, Pennsylvania Volunteer Fire Department burned to the ground, the local ATF started looking into the incident. Now, four members have been charged with setting the fires to collect insurance money in order to build an new station.

In a news release from the United States Attorney Western District Office in Pittsburgh, attorney Mary Beth Buchanan announced March 18, that Jerry E. Booker, II of Adah, Fayette County Pennsylvania, was arrested following his indictment on a charge of conspiracy to use fire to commit a felony. Thomas Earl Baker, of Isabella, was charged with conspiring with Booker to use fire to commit a felony. An arrest warrant has been issued for Baker