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December 12, 2017
WOUB Local News
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Theater fire ruled arson
(2007-11-19)
(WOUB) - AFTER A WEEK OF INVESTIGATING...AUTHORITIES NOW SAY THEY KNOW WHAT
CAUSED A FIRE AT A HISTORIC THEATER IN PORTSMOUTH -- ARSON.

THEY DID MORE THAN 50 INTERVIEWS AND SPENT
DAYS SIFTING THROUGH THE ASHES.

NOW THAT THEY KNOW WHAT CAUSED IT, THEY'RE SEARCHING FOR A
SUSPECT.

THE OWNER SAYS SHE WILL TRY TO RENOVATE THE BUILDING IF IT'S POSSIBLE
BUT FIREFIGHTERS SAID LAST WEEK THE BUILDING IS A TOTAL LOSS.
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