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NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

Fire officials are calling an overnight fire in Newport at a vacant building "suspicious."

Firefighters were called to a vacant building on Roberts Street. Crews were quickly able to extinguish the fire but the building became heavily damaged.

Authorities believe that the fire was set on purpose and are currently investigating the cause.

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