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Lakeview fires investigated; arson suspected in 1

...Lakeview may have been set, Chicago Fire Department detectives said. CFD crews called to the 800-block of West Roscoe around 4:30 a.m. Sunday found a mattress and garage on fire. No one...

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...arson.About 20 minutes later, emergency crews were called to a coach house in the 1000-block of West Wellington. The building was fully engulfed by flames, officials said, and detectives determined the fire began...

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Lakeview fires investigated; Arson suspected in 1, CFD says

CFD crews called to the 800-block of West Roscoe around 4:30 a.m. Sunday found a mattress and garage on fire. No one was injured and no vehicles were damaged, official said, and it is being investigated as arson.

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About 20 minutes later, emergency crews were called to a coach house in the 1000-block of West Wellington. The building was fully engulfed by flames, officials said, and detectives determined the fire began in a nearby trash can. The second fire is still under investigation, officials said.

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Suspicious Fires in Lakeview Destroy Coach House, Truck; Two Called Arson

The earliest fire happened in the 800 block of West Roscoe Street around 4:28 a.m., according to Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman. The suspicious fires were first reported by the blog Crime in Wrigleyville + Boystown.

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Just 15 minutes later, police responded to a call of a coach house engulfed in flames in the 1000 block of West Wellington Avenue, Estrada said.

The last incident occurred around 5:09 a.m. in the 3200 block of North Kenmore Avenue, Estrada said.

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