Fairmont Police released the identity of the officer shot in Tuesday night's incident on Webster Street.
Officer Chad Sanow was shot in the chest and Matthew Von Watermulen, 26, identified by police as a good Samaritan, was shot in the abdomen as they approached a house on fire. Both were taken to Fairmont Medical Center. Sanow was later airlifted to St. Marys in Rochester. Both are listed in stable condition.
Law enforcement believe the fire was set as a way to ambush officers.