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A witness of the I-85 bridge fire that took place on last Thursday says that moments before the bridge collapsing, the man charged with starting the fire admitted it. Sophia Brauer tells Channel 2 Action News:  “I said, ‘Oh my God, Basil, look at that!’

“He looked at me. He gave this evil smile and said, ‘Ha, ha, ha. I did that.’”

Although, there are many speculations, the actual cause of the collapse is unknown