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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent arson that destroyed a wooden bridge over the Pike River Thursday near Virginia, Minn.

The fire started shortly before 2:30 p.m. in Pike Township, which is some 15 miles northeast of Virginia, Minn.

Officers who investigated the fire found traces of an accelerant its origin, authorities said.

The incident is under investigation.

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