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Cause of 2014 house fire revealed

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According to the Independence Police Department, a house fire on September 22, 2014 was set intentionally by two people.

The Buchanan County Dispatch Center received a phone call around 8:22 p.m for a home on fire at 302 8th Avenue North East in Independence.

After dousing the flames, the Independence Police Department, the State Fire Marshals, and the Independence Fire Department started investigated the cause.

Following a lengthy investigation, they say the fire appeared to be "incendiary in nature," meaning that it was set by Brandon Wayne Dorsey, 31, and Jessi Karrir Dorsey, 27, who were both from Independence at the time.

Following the fire, they both filed a fraudulent insurance claim.

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