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Arson suspected in Lehigh County fire, officials say

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Published On: Feb 25 2013 12:37:56 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 25 2013 05:48:42 PM CST

North Whitehall fire ruled arson

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. -

Officials say they suspect arson was the cause of a fire that destroyed a mobile home in North Whitehall Twp. on Saturday.

The home, located at 5318 Route 145, was gutted by a fire around 9 a.m.

An investigation with the assistance of the Allentown Fire Department canine unit identified several areas that had accelerent present, officials said.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police fire marshal unit at Bethlehem or Dublin.