Reward Offered In Texas Governor's Mansion Fire

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AUSTIN (AP) - Investigators today offered a $50,000 reward for
information leading to an arrest in the fire that badly damaged the
Texas Governor's Mansion.
Governor Rick Perry has vowed that Texas will rebuild the
historic residence that burned on June 8th.
Perry and his wife had moved out of the more than 150-year-old
structure last fall to make way for ten million dollars in
renovations at the mansion.
State Fire Marshal Paul Maldonado announced the reward and asked
for public assistance.
Maldonado says officials are not yet ready to release video
surveillance of the alleged arsonist.
But Maldonado says authorities are looking for a white male,
between 5-foot-9 and 6-1, who was wearing a ball cap, a dark shirt,
work-type gloves, blue jeans or cargo style pants.
Anyone with information should call Texas Crime Stoppers at

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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