Home of Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson burns in Alabama

Katrina Barker
January 6, 2018

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told Al.com on Friday morning.

While she and her family lost their physical belongings in the fire, no one was reportedly hurt.

Johnson is among several women who came forward in November with stories of questionable behavior or alleged sexual misconduct by Moore, the failed Republican candidate for the Senate in Alabama. The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about, she said, because flames weren't visible at the time.

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told AL.com on Friday morning.

On Tuesday morning, Johnson's home in Gadsen, Alabama went up in flames and the blaze is now being investigated for arson.

"That fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force", said Natalie Barton, public information officer with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department.

Investigators are now speaking with a person of interest, according to the sheriff's office. Johnson alleges that as she was leaving the meeting Moore "grabbed my behind".

In a brief statement issued by the Etowah County Sheriff's Office, authorities say "investigators are speaking to a person of interest".

Johnson accused Moore of grabbing her buttocks in 1991 as she left his law office with her mother, who had hired Moore to handle a child custody dispute between Johnson and her then-husband.

Multiple neighbors witnessed a young man known for public intoxication walking around the house during the time of the fire.

"I threw on my coveralls and took off down the driveway", he said, adding that his wife called 911, but the dispatcher said the fire had already been reported. Johnson and her family said they lost everything they owned. Leigh Corfman, who claimed Moore molested her when she was 14, alleged Moore and his campaign defamed her and made false statements as they denied her accusations.

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