Yorktown restaurant fire was arson

In Yorktown, Fire Chief David Boone says the fire at the former location of El Rancho Poblano on W. Smith St. was intentionally set. The State Fire Marshal’s office continues to investigate, and says there were no utilities connected to the building at the time of the fire. Town officials say they want to have the structure demolished as soon as possible. The fire department is offering a reward for anyone with information about the fire, up to a $5000 cash reward.