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Government building fire may have been arson

Posted: Updated: Jan 16, 2013 03:45 PM

SEARCY, Ar., (KNOE 8 News) - Authorities say a fire that burned at a Searcy governmental building may have been arson.

The fire occurred this week at the Arkansas Dept. of Community Corrections office in Searcy.

Authorities are saying they've discovered a broken window and a molotov cocktail inside the building.

Searcy firefighters extinguished the blaze within 30 minutes. Authorities say no one was inside the building at the time of the fire.

Searcy police spokeswoman Brittany Eacret says authorities have no suspects. A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the case.

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