Fire at Jamestown gay bar

A fire set in the early morning hours of July 13 has temporarily closed Sneakers, located at 100 Harrison Street in Jamestown NY.

The fire was confined to the first floor and did not affect the apartments on the second floor.

The fire is still under investigation. At the present time it is not being treated as a hate crime by the Jamestown Police Department. The bar's owner, Mary Green, also made it clear that she doesn't think it is a hate crime. "I have never stated I thought it was a hate crime," she wrote on her Facebook account . "I stated it is more likely to be someone who knows me/Sneakers because of their knowledge in gaining entry."

If you have information that can help in the investigation, contact the Jamestown Police Department.

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