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(LOS ANGELES) — The FBI’s Los Angeles branch is investigating a suspicious fire at a mosque in Coachella, California, officials said.

A fire at the Islamic Society of Palm Springs was contained to the lobby, but there is damage from smoke throughout the house of worship, the Riverside County Fire Department said.

In a statement on Friday night, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said they believed it was an “intentional act.”

There were no reports of injuries.

The Islamic Society could not immediately be reached for comment.

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