Roy Moore accuser's house fire under investigation for arson


The ongoing investigation does not lead to believe that the fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him. "But there have been no charges, to my knowledge, related to the fire at this time".

Johnson was among eight women who came forward to say Moore acted inappropriately with them, with four saying he pursued them while they were teenagers and he was an adult.

Though all their belongings were destroyed in the fire, Johnson, her husband and their grandson that lives with them were all out of the house when the fire was set.

On Friday, she told how she had lost everything in the fire.

As reported, the Tuesday morning fire that burned nearly all of Johnson's home in Gadsden, Alabama is under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force.

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The home in Gadsden belonged to Tina Johnson, who told, an Alabama news site, that Moore had groped her while she was in his Alabama law office on legal business in 1991.

Neighbors told that several of them noticed a young man walking around the house at about the time of the fire. "I got up there", he said, "and (the fire) was already pretty well started".

"He's been trouble in the neighborhood for a while", said neighbor Kevin Tallant, who received a call from another neighbor informing him that smoke was emanating from Johnson's house.

"It's too coincidental to me, but whatever they say, I'll go with". Johnson accused Moore of commenting on her looks before getting close to her and grabbing her buttocks. "I hope they build back there". The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about, she said, because flames weren't visible at the time.

Johnson and her family are now living in a motel.