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Man accused of setting fire in Newport in May


NEWPORT, New Hampshire — A man has been accused of setting a fire outside a building in Newport, New Hampshire, earlier this year.

Police have accused 26-year-old Corey Hale of Claremont of setting the fire on Central Street in May.

WMUR-TV reports ( Hale has been charged with one count of arson. It was not immediately known if he had a lawyer.

Firefighters said three other suspicious fires that night remain under investigation.

Information from: WMUR-TV,

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