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Sanford Hospital rental home damaged by arson

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Police say an arsonist started a central Sioux Falls home on fire early this morning.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue crews responded to the house at 1020 S. Menlo Ave. around 3:20 this morning. Crews found light smoke coming out of the house, and the fire was under control in about 10 minutes.

Public Information Officer Sam Clemens says investigators believe the fire was intentionally set.

Orlen Tschetter, vice president of facilities planning at Sanford, says the hospital owns the rental property.

Police say it was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

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