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Fire Damages Idaho Parole Office; Arson Is Suspected, Police Say

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The Moscow branch of Idaho’s Office of Adult Probation and Parole was severely damaged by fire early Saturday.

Arson is suspected.

The office was so badly damaged that it will not reopen Monday, Moscow police and fire dispatcher Mike Gregory said.

The Moscow Fire Department arrived about 4:15 a.m., but the building was engulfed.

Although the adjacent offices of Inland Cellular were also damaged by smoke, the parole office was where the fire originated and appeared to be the target of an arsonist, Gregory said.

Police said they have several leads. Anyone with information is urged to call Moscow police at (208) 882-5551. , DataTimes

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