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Arson suspected in Lowe’s Canada fires

Afire that tore through the roof of a Lowe's store under construction in Waterloo, Ontario, on Aug. 31 is being investigated as arson, according to TheRecord.com.

The 1 a.m. blaze, estimated to cause $100,000 in damages, was one of two extinguished by firefighters when they arrived at the new Boardwalk shopping center under construction. The second fire was close to a construction trailer on the same site.

Most of the damage was contained to the roof of the Lowe's store, where witnesses said 15-ft. flames shot up and smoke blew pieces of roofing materials into the parking lot and nearby roads.

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