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Chemung deputies seek public help to locate suspect’s truck in Fairgounds fire

(Chemung County, NY) – Chemung County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating a fire at the Chemung County Fairgrounds, which started in the early morning of March 6, 2022.

During the investigation the Sheriff’s Office also discovered that a horse stall at the Fairgrounds was forcibly entered. It was determined that a red colored, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado with New York State registration plate 92054MM had been stolen. The vehicle belonged to a tenant who rents the Fairgrounds horse stalls.

The truck was sighted in the evening of March 6th at which time it was being operated by a white male. The Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to contact the Chemung County Communications Center at 607-735-8600 if the vehicle is seen.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Town and Country, Village of Horseheads and Elmira Heights Fire Departments, Chemung County Emergency Management Office, along with New York State Fire Investigators.