Macon County courthouse fire believed to be arson

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TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) – A fire that caused heavy damage to the historic Macon County Courthouse is being investigated as a case of arson.

Local media sources reports that the Macon County Sheriff’s Office believes the July 9 fire was deliberately set. Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating to find those responsible for the fire.

The fire was discovered in the early morning hours of July 9 and extinguished by Tuskegee firefighters.

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