Man Accused of Arson Following Manistee Bar Fire

Josh Fortier

An arrest has been made following an investigation into last month’s suspicious fire at Manistee’s Hi-Way Bar.

Wednesday police arrested Josh Fortier for his connection to the arson that happened the morning of August 11.

Fortier was charged Thursday with first-degree arson, which could carry a life sentence behind bars.

Fortier is being held on a $200,000 bond.