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Authorities suspect arson in Monday vehicle fire
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Fire officials are investigating a possible vehicle arson Monday night at Lake Shadows Apartments off Shades Valley Lane in Gainesville.

Fire Marshal Chad Payne with the Gainesville Fire Department said the pickup truck was a total loss. He said he could not provide any other details, however, citing the ongoing investigation.

A resident of the complex said she overheard an argument between the couple who own the truck and reside in the 2900 building.

"My fiancé walked outside around midnight to take our dog out and there was this truck on fire," Heather Hayes said. "I have to wonder if it was intentional."

Payne said he is in the process of interviewing witnesses and will release more information following the completion of the investigation.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the apartment complex.

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