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Published November 09, 2012, 08:52 PM

New Developments in the West Fargo fire that killed 6 pets

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- New developments today on a fire in West Fargo that destroyed a mobile home and killed 6 pets.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- New developments today on a fire in West Fargo that destroyed a mobile home and killed 6 pets.

Authorities now say the homeowner, 23 year old Bill Murray set the fire, and just minutes later was arrested for drunk driving with a loaded gun in his car.

The fire at 1304 Starr Avenue was reported just after 4 Thursday. A trooper stopped Murray's car clocked going 90 miles an hour on I-94, 10 minutes later

The trooper says he saw Murray put a rifle to his neck, but was able to get it away.

Murray was arrested for drunk driving. The trooper says he admitted to starting the fire in the squad car.

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