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Equipment fire believed to be arson

Published: 8:15 AM, 11/21/2013 Last updated: 8:15 AM, 11/21/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

COSBY-Two pieces of logging equipment valued a total of about $165,000 were possibly set on fire by an arsonist on a logging trail between Catons Grove and Interstate 40, near Green Mountain, on Monday, Nov. 18, the Cocke County Sheriff's Office reported.Deputies with the CCSD and the Cosby Volunteer Fire Department received a 911 call about a fire off the side of Phillips Road, on a logging trail or logging lot, at about 10:40 p.m., Lt. C.J. Ball reported.For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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