The deputy roused the couple and their eight-year-old daughter by beating on the side of the house as flames came through the front of the house and it quickly filled with smoke. The home was a total loss.
Clark said Wednesday they are waiting on some lab tests, but it is pretty clearly a case of arson. “We have ruled out every other possibility,” he said.
Clark said additional evidence was gathered at the scene working with state fire inspectors and a dog specially trained for arson investigation.
He said the family is “definitely” not suspected of starting the flames. “There is no way it was them,” he said.
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