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Matt and Tara Andvik appear before the press Thursday to talk about their home that was allegedly set on fire the night before east of Barnesville. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Clay County authorities pore over leads after sixth fire

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BARNESVILLE, Minn. - The sixth suspected case of arson in two weeks at a farmstead near here has left a family homeless and frustrated investigators chasing down leads.


The latest fire at Matt and Tara Andvik's home started before 9 p.m. Wednesday on the rear deck and quickly spread to the rest of the house, leaving it a total loss, said Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist.

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