Pittsboro Courthouse Fire: John Edwards Sextape is Safe (VIDEO)
Pittsboro Courthouse Fire: North Carolina Historical Courthouse Severely Damaged, John Edwards Sextape is Safe
The Pittsboro courthouse fire started Thursday afternoon at about 4:45 p.m. (March 25). The historic courthouse in North Carolina was in charge of safekeeping the materials from the Sen. John Edwards' case, including the alleged sextape. The cause of the fire is to be determined.
The historic courthouse of Pittsboro house the evidence for the legal battle between John Edwards' mistress Rielle Hunter and his former aide. The alleged sextape and other court materials were kept at a separate location.
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The Pittsboro courthouse was built in 1881, and had recently undergone renovation. No one was injured in the fire, but the cause of fire is still unknown.
Firefighters are still pouring water over the courthouse on Friday morning.
Multiple media outlets reported the clock tower of the Chatham County Courthouse in Pittsboro collapsed overnight. Firefighters early Friday were still pouring water on hot spots from the blaze that started Thursday afternoon.
A number of by-standers captured the Pittsboro courthouse fire and uploaded the footage to YouTube and Twitter.
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