Fire at Winnsboro thrift store believed to be arson

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The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an fire at a local business in Winnsboro.

Deputy Chief Brent Thompson says the fire broke out around 2:30 Thursday morning at the Fresh Start Thrift Store in Winnsboro. 

Thompson says the building sustained moderate damage, but believes the store’s contents were completely burned.

The Fire Marshal’s Office collected several pieces of evidence from the scene and also obtained surveillance footage of the area.

Thompson confirms the fire is believed to have been set intentionally and is being investigated as an act of arson. 

There are no suspects or persons of interest at this time.

If you have any information on this incident, you’re urged to contact the State Fire Marshal’s Office immediately. 

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