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Arson suspected in bridge fire

BUTLER COUNTY (KWWL) -- Arson is suspected in Butler County after a recreational bridge burned this weekend.

It happened Saturday shortly before 11:00 a.m. on the Rolling Prairie Bike Trail, west of Clarksville on a bridge over the Shell Rock River.

Clarksville fire crews were on the scene more than five hours.

After investigating Sunday morning, the State Fire Marshall suspects arson.  The bridge opened in 2003 and is now closed.

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