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February 19, 2019 | 9 News

Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fire at Arthur Grain Mill

Fire destroyed historic facility in Brighton, CO, earlier this month

Photo: Brighton Police Department

Police have taken over the investigation into the fire that destroyed the historic Arthur Grain Mill, Brighton, CO, after it was determined it was sparked by a discarded cigarette, reports 9 News.

Brighton Fire Rescue said in a Tweet Tuesday that someone sleeping in the abandoned building discarded the cigarette and it started the fire on Feb. 8.

The historic Arthur Grain Mill was a total loss following the second alarm fire.

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