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Investigator testifies he thinks Tara Andvik set fires at her rural Barnesville farmstead

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MOORHEAD - In sometimes tearful interviews with investigators, Tara Andvik repeatedly denied setting fires to her rural Barnesville farmstead last October, telling a detective she would never put her children's lives at risk.


"I'm not an arsonist. I don't even burn pictures of old boyfriends," Andvik said in one of several recordings played for jurors Monday as her arson trial began its second week.

An insurance investigator testified he believes Andvik set the fires.

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