Decatur Firefighters Battle String of Fires; Arson Suspected

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DECATUR -  The Decatur Fire Department responded to two detached garage fires and three fires at vacant homes between 6:45 PM and 8:18 PM Friday night. A firefighter told WAND News the fire calls came one after another.

They were located at 1389 N. Union,  and 1736 North Main (detached garages), 1209, 1502, and 1505 North Church (houses).

At one point, all units from the department were fighting the fires. All structures were described as a "complete loss." A total of 34 firefighters were used to bring the fires under control.

The Decatur Police Department and Decatur Fire Department are investigating. 

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