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Friday, December 25, 2015

Christmas morning fire damages Bill Clinton birthplace in Hope; arson suspected

Posted By on Fri, Dec 25, 2015 at 11:06 AM

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Hope officials suspect
arson in a fire that broke out about 3:20 a.m. today at the house in Hope where Bill Clinton spent the first four years of his life. It is now a historic site maintained by the National Park Service.

Damage was reported to the back wall on the east side of the house and the fire spread to the second floor. Smoke and water damage was reported inside. Officials didn't specify what evidence led them to believe the fire was set. But a report by KSLA also said graffiti was found on the property.

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