Federal authorities have joined in on an investigation into a fire at the construction site of a cemetery and funeral home intended to serve the Islamic community in Las Vegas, reports  the Las Vegas Sun. But the leader of the Islamic Society of Nevada does not believe the fire was the result of a hate crime.
“I don’t think it was a hate crime,” said Khalid Khan, president of the society. “It’s my opinion.”
The fire occurred at 1 am on Wednesday, bringing a two-alarm response from the county fire department, according to the Sun.
The investigation team–consisting of the local fire department, the city police, the FBI and the ATF–has not yet determined a cause for the fire.
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