Police searching for arsonist after fire at closed Vienna restaurant

UPDATE: Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman has confirmed that a fire at a Vienna restaurant was arson.

The sheriff's department and the Missouri State Fire Marshall's Office are investigating a fire at the Old Dairy Park Restaurant, which is no longer in business.

Sheriff Heitman said the fire was intentionally set and it appears an accelerant was used to start the fire.

Police are currently interviewing possible witnesses, and asks anyone with information to contact the Maries County Sheriff's Office at 573-422-3381.