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Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

A photo of the Cheyenne-Arapaho building that was damaged when someone drove a vehicle into it. Photo from Facebook

Authorities are investigating a string of suspicious fires that struck three buildings owned by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma.

The fires appear to have been set early this morning. The tribal courthouse, the tribal newspaper office and a maintenance barn were damaged.

Additionally, it appears someone intentionally drove a truck into another tribal building that was being used as an economic development office. The truck was found nearby in a ravine, The Oklahoman reported.

The tribal court has canceled proceedings for the day, according to a post on one of the Facebook pages linked to the tribe.

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Fires in Concho, Oklahoma tribal buildings reported Tuesday (The Oklahoman 2/3)
Courthouse, Newspaper Office And Barn Set On Fire in Concho (News9 2/3)
3 Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal buildings in Concho burn (AP 2/3)

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