TOWN OF VESTAL (WBNG) — The Broome County District Attorney’s Office stated Monday that a Vestal man pleaded guilty to burning the Home Central store. According to a news release, Richard Millard “did intentionally damage” the store, located at 199 Stage Road in the Town of Vestal. Millard pleaded guilty to second-degree arson. In July, Home Central began to rebuild and increase the size of both the warehouse and retail section of the store. The fire caused extensive damage to the warehouse, but the retail part of the store was mostly undamaged. On March 20, the Vestal Police Department arrested Millard for causing a fire to the warehouse. Police stated that Millard was an employee of Home Central at the time of the fire. A judge announced a sentencing date of November 10, 2020.