Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at his election night party in Montgomery Alabama U.S

"But, you know, right now I'm just so devastated", says Tina Johnson.

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

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. We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said.

"The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him", the Etowah County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Natalie Barton, public information officer with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department, told AL.com that officials are interrogating a suspect, but have not filed charges.

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Johnson's home caught fire Wednesday morning.

Investigators are now speaking with a person of interest, according to the sheriff's office.

Neighbors told AL.com that several of them noticed a young man walking around the house at about the time of the fire.

"I threw on my coveralls and took off down the driveway", he said. Johnson alleges that as she was leaving the meeting Moore "grabbed my behind". Firefighters rushed to the rural one-level house after a utility worker called 911 shortly after 8 a.m., but by the time they were able to quench the flames, Johnson's family home was all but collapsed.

Moore has denied all the accusations. The Republican Moore, a former chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, lost narrowly to Democratic candidate Doug Jones.

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