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String of arsons investigated

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 10/31 2013 10:31AM

Updated 10/31 2013 05:47PM

SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a series of arsons. They've happened in the area bordered by Cook Street to Stanford, and 7th to Groth Street. They took place between May and October.

Vacant homes, garages, trash cans and wood poles have been burned. Officials say several were purposely started and found to be of "suspicious or undetermined origins." All arsons are felony crimes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward up to $1,000.

Sangamon & Menard County Crime Stoppers
(217) 788 - 8427
cash4tips.us
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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