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Police, fire detectives investigate early morning arson

June 15, 2006

Albany --  Investigators say arson was the cause of a blaze that destroyed a building and damaged several structures at the Albany Flea Market this morning.  

The fire was set in this large building that serves as the headquarters building at the Flea Market on North Washington Street.

Around 3:00 AM someone driving on the Bypass spotted the flames, and called the Fire Department. The building was fully involved when firefighters arrived.

Arson Investigators say there were multiple spots where the fire was set. Police, Sheriff's, and Fire Investigators were all on the scene this morning, searching for clues to who started this fire.

Firefighters estimate the damage to the building and it's contents at $200,000.  

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