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Investigators say Oxford fire was arson

Fire forced residents of a senior home to evacuate early Tuesday morning, and now investigators say that fire was intentionally set. (WGME)

OXFORD (WGME) -- Fire forced residents of a senior home to evacuate early Tuesday morning, and now investigators say that fire was intentionally set.

A fire broke out at this very same apartment complex last year. An 85-year-old woman died in that fire.

That fire was determined to be accidental. A fire that broke out Tuesday morning was much smaller, but investigators say it was intentionally set.

A resident says she woke up to the sound of fire alarms at 4:30 Tuesday morning.

She said she grabbed her coat to go outside and when she opened the door she saw her morning newspaper on fire.

Now investigators say someone intentionally set that fire, and they're still looking for whoever is responsible.

CBS 13 spoke to the woman who found the fire. She said she was determined to put it out before she left the building.

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