A vacant cabin in a former Girl Scout camp burned to the ground Tuesday in Manheim Township.
The fire in Codorus State Park is under investigation by a state police fire marshal, according to Chief Troy Snyder of Jefferson Fire Department.
Terry Baker, press secretary for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, said the fire is considered suspicious.
"The reason being, there's no power source to these buildings," he said. "There's no electricity and there were no thunderstorms at 5 p.m., so it's definitely suspicious in nature."
Emergency crews were dispatched a little before 6 p.m. to the former Camp Gi-Sco-Ha in the 4200 block of Blue Hill Road in Manheim Township.
Responding firefighters found a 16-by-14-foot cabin engulfed by fire, and flames were creeping toward nearby woods, Snyder said, but crews were able to get the blaze under control in about 15 minutes and prevented it from reaching the woods.
No injuries were reported.
In March, Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania sold the 18-acre camp to DCNR for $450,000.
The cabin was destroyed, according to Baker.
It was one of 17 buildings on the site, including outbuildings, cabins and the former camp headquarters, Baker said.
None of the buildings is currently being used in any way, and DCNR is still considering what will be done with them, according to Baker.
DCNR is assisting the fire marshal in the investigation, he said.