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Investigators seek arsonist following Beaumont fire

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The Beaumont Fire Marshal's office is asking for information that would help find the person, or persons, responsible for a Friday-evening fire.

According to a news release issued Saturday morning, the fire happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the 5200 block of Sunset in Beaumont.   When firefighters arrived, they found a storage building fully involved with fire.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire but the storage building was totally destroyed.

The storage building was located behind a vacant house and there are no injuries.

Fire investigators determined the fire to be deliberate in origin.

Officials ask anyone with information to call the Fire Marshal's office at 409-880-3905 or Crimestoppers at 833-TIPS.