W.Va. State Fire Marshal’s Office seek person of interest in Jefferson fire

JEFFERSON, W.Va. — Investigators with the W.Va. State Fire Marshal’s Office seek a person of interest in a recent fire in Jefferson.

Stanley ‘Jason’ Barnette

According to officials, Stanley ‘Jason’ Barnette was known to frequent the Jefferson area and had been seen squatting in the home that burned down this past Saturday, May 21.

The abandoned home was located in the 7000 block of Kanawha Avenue.

Anyone with information on Barnette’s whereabouts are urged to call the W.Va. Arson Hotline at 800-233-FIRE.