Johnson and some of her neighbors told AL.com that a young man with a history of public intoxication was seen walking around the house before and during the blaze. No one was hurt in the fire (no one was home), but Johnson said she and her family had lost everything they owned.
'I am devastated, just devastated.
Another neighbor said the man authorities are investigating "approached her as she was getting in her vehicle that morning and asked if she thought Johnson's house was going to burn". "We have just the clothes on our backs".
Johnson and her family reportedly lost everything in the fire. The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about, she said, because flames weren't visible at the time.
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Natalie Barton, a public information officer with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department, told Al.com the fire "is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force".
Moore has denied the women's charges and refused to concede to Jones even after the election results were certified by the state.
Tina Johnson said Moore grabbed her in his office in the early 1990s. She was 28 at the time.
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