Owner believes arsonist started downtown art store fire

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by KHOU.com Staff

khou.com

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 6:56 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 26 at 6:57 AM

HOUSTON – The owner of an art and apparel store near downtown Houston believes an arsonist was responsible for setting his property on fire.

According to the Houston Fire Department, the fire was reported at 1912 Main Street around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters made a fast attack and quickly put out the flames.

The burned store, 713 Inc, had been business at the location for three years, according to its owners. They told KHOU they believed the fire was intentionally set.

HFD said arson investigators would look through the damage for the cause of the blaze.

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