Two men detained for Thursday morning fire in Punta Gorda

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Updated: September 4, 2015

Paul Mahung reporting…

“Investigations into the fire incident have so far led police to detain two Punta Gorda men as explained by Deputy Police Commander Toledo, Clement Cacho

Clement Cacho – Deputy Police Commander

“In reference to the fire report made by Ms. Meredith Martinez police have since detained two male persons and they are being interviewed in regards to this fire however we have not received a report from the fire department to verify if it is arson or not. Ms. Meredith has stated that her estimated loss is approximately $100,000 and this consists of the residence and her house hold items.

Paul Mahung – Love News

“The early morning house fire totally destroyed a two story wooden home located in the center of town.