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Evaluating fire-damaged components of historic covered bridges
Snapshot: Arson continues to claim many historic covered bridges including the most recent one: Cedar Covered Bridge
The Cedar Covered Bridge, Winterset, Iowa, was destroyed by a fire set by an unknown arsonist on the evening of September 3, 2002. The Madison County Board of Supervisors constructed a replica of the original bridge, but this replica was also destroyed by an arsonist on April 15, 2017.