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Arson arrest made in downtown Jackson fire

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An arson arrest has been made in the fire that occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening in the 400 block of West Capital Street.

Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis says 45-year-old Clint Newsome has been arrested.  

He says the fire is the result of a dispute between three people who had moved into the vacant building.

The tan brick building, located next to Club Dreamz, was destroyed. The club was not damaged and was opened for business Wednesday night.

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