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Police, 50 Cent See House Fire Probe Differently

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - Rapper 50 Cent says he's been told he is not a suspect in a 2008 fire that destroyed his New York mansion.

But Detective Thomas Wieland (WEE'-lund) of the Suffolk County police said Thursday that the fire is still under investigation and no one has been cleared.

It has yet to be determined what caused the $1.4 million Long Island mansion to go up in flames on May 30, 2008.

The rapper made his statement on the entertainment blog Thisis50.com.

The rapper's ex-girlfriend and their 10-year-old son were among six people who escaped the blaze by jumping off a roof.

She blamed the rapper, but he says he was in Louisiana filming a movie at the time.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.

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