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Wyoming GOP office set on fire in apparent arson

Glass breakage and fire damage is displayed within the Albany County Republican party office after a fire, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Laramie, Wyoming. Authorities say the fire caused minor damage and no casualties, and it is being investigated as arson. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

Authorities in Wyoming a fire, said on Thursday in a local Republican party headquarters and was investigated as arson.

The fire early Thursday morning in a first floor office in the Albany County Republican headquarters, causing minor damage and no injuries, according to the Laramie Police Department.

Albany County GOP chairman Ben McKay told the Laramie boomerang newspaper, that “Make America Great Again” sign hung in a window, which shattered during the incident.

Police spokesman Steve Morgan told the Associated Press that the agents of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives, the possibility of a political motive.

Morgan added on a Thursday afternoon there were no suspects yet. He declined further comment.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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