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Suspicious fire at Greenville storage facility

Published On: Oct 19 2012 09:17:17 AM CDT
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3. Several police blunders have plagued the investigation. Botha initially said the two witnesses who heard screaming from Pistorius' house on the night of the killing were 600 meters away. He later changed the distance to 300 meters. Other admissions: Investigators missed a spent bullet in the toilet and didn't take pictures of a box of bullets but snapped photos of Pistorius' medals.


Greenville Police Detectives were called to the scene of a suspicious fire at the Hooker Road Self Storage facility.

Officials said they were called to Hooker Road facility Thursday. When they arrived they found the fire was already extinguished.

According to Sgt. Joe Friday, the unknown suspects appear "to have used a glass container filled with an unknown flammable liquid to attempt to burn a storage building.  Minimal damage to the building was done.  Smoke damage and melted siding accounts for damage to the exterior of the building. There was no damage to any portion of the building interior."

The Greenville Fire-Rescue Department Fire Marshal is investigating the incident along with police.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no suspect information at this time.