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'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion
'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion

A “suspicious” fire broke out over the weekend near the governor’s mansion in Sacramento, but investigators are uncertain what sparked the blaze, fire officials said Monday. About 1 p.m. Sunday, a state park ranger noticed the charred remains of a fire outside the carriage house, a building on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park, said Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. Debris on a metal hand cart -- including sticks, leaves and cardboard -- had ignited, and nearby were exploded canisters of butane and propane, Berlant said. The fire probably covered only a few feet and was extinguished before the ranger discovered the remains. The fire is...

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