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Homeless suspected in setting Albany house fire

July 28, 2003

Albany-- Investigators believe homeless people started a fire in a home in the 500 block of Cedar Avenue early Monday morning.

Firefighters found the back bedroom and a rear hall in flames when they arrived at the home about 12:30 A.M. Investigators say witnesses saw three people running from the home when they spotted the fire.

On a second check of the house, firefighters encountered a homeless man. The house is empty, with no electricity. It sustained $6,000 fire damage.

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