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Deal Road house fire treated as possible arson

MOORESVILLE ó The Rowan County Fire Marshalís Office has asked Rowan deputies to look into a Christmas day house fire as a possible arson case.
According to a Rowan County Sheriffís Office report, Fire Investigator Deborah Horne asked for help with a fire at 215 Deal Road after a neighbor said he saw an unfamiliar vehicle parked in the driveway just before the fire began.
The report said the fire started about 2 p.m.
A neighbor told investigators that a gray vehicle with no taillights was seen at the home shortly before smoke was seen coming from the home.
Investigators estimate the fire caused about $1,000 in damage.
Deputies are continuing to investigate the incident.

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