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Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Arson suspected at Plymouth church
Two fires break out simultaneously at St. Bonaventure
PLYMOUTH - Authorities are investigating two fires that broke out at the same time at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church on State Road in Plymouth early Tuesday morning.
According to emergency broadcast reports, one fire started in a filing cabinet in the parish center as another started outside the building.
State Police and Plymouth detectives were at the scene shortly after 3 a.m. along with a member of the state's Fire Marshal's Office. Officials are trying to determine if the two fires are an act of arson.
A Plymouth County Sheriff's Department K9 Unit searched the area in and around the church.
Minor damage was caused by both fires.
Photo, video and report by David G. Curran.
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