Pocono Township Police updated the media about the fire that destroyed the Pocono Manor Resort and Spa last week. According to Detective Sergeant James Wagner his department continues to lead the investigation with the support of the Pennsylvania State Police. After interviewing employees and searching the scene the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall Trooper Jeffrey Winters has been unable to determine a cause due to the extensive damage. Police say the fire started in the area of the dining room, known as the Exchange Room, on the north side of the hotel.
While the resort was equipped with surveillance cameras police say there has been damage to the hard drives storing video. The hard drives have been sent to the state police for further investigation.
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