East Village alert: 4 fires in 4 days

Four fires in four days were reported in East Village and Ukrainian Village, according to an Oct. 15 statement from the office of Ald. Manuel Flores.

"Law enforcement in the area is investigating to determine if there is any possible connection between these incidents," 1st Ward constituent-service specialist Jerry Gabrielatos said in an e-mail statement. "However, our office is providing this information as a precaution."

Call 911 to report suspicious activity. For more information, contact Gabrielatos at (773) 278-0101 or Jerry.Gabrielatos@cityofchicago.org.

1 comment:

  1. Statement from 13th District CAPS coordinator David J. Stumm:

    The 13th District Officers have arrested a man suspected in setting 2 of the recent fires.

    The fire at Wolcott & Chicago was determined to be electrical in origin.

    The fire at 817 Winchester is suspected to be arson for profit.

    Please continue to call 911 for ALL suspicious activity.


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