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Published July 09, 2013, 05:00 PM

Police searching for arsonist in connection with Moorhead fire

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - New developments in connection with a fire in downtown Moorhead.

By: WDAY, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - New developments in connection with a fire in downtown Moorhead.

A reward is being offered for information about the fire that heavily damaged the former Coach's bar early Monday morning. The Minnesota Fire Marshal's office confirms that the fire was intentionally set.

When crews got to the scene, they noticed a door on the vacant building was open. $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist.

Lt. Tory Jacobson, Moorhead Police: “Smoke was discovered at three in the morning so it was started prior to that and people out who were coming from or to work so if someone heard info we would appreciate hearing.”

Anyone with information about the arson fire is asked to call Moorhead Police.

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