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No crime found in BLM office fire

Posted at 1:29 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 15:29:39-04

Investigators have found no evidence a Tuesday morning fire at a U.S. Bureau of Land Management office in central Idaho was caused by a criminal act.

The Idaho Statesman reports the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigators found no accelerant or any other evidence that would point to arson at the Challis facility.

The Tuesday fire destroyed the BLM's building but no dollar damage estimate was available. No injuries were reported.

BLM officials said Tuesday it was too early to determine the scope of the loss of documents and computer files.

(by Associated Press)