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State and Nation

December 17, 2013

Blaze at Danville fire department ruled arson


State fire authorities say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a north Alabama fire station has been ruled as arson.

Spokesman for the state fire marshal, Steve Holmes, said investigators have determined a fire that gutted Danville Fire Station No. 2 early Friday was set intentionally.

Holmes says authorities don't yet have leads on potential suspects.

Tipsters are asked to call the Alabama Arson Hotline at 1-800-654-0775, or submit an anonymous tip online.


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