Springfield police investigating suspicious fire

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Police are looking for whoever started a fire in Springfield.

The fire happened in the 800 block of North 7th Street Tuesday. Springfield Fire Division Chief Bob Reside says the home was abandoned and the city was scheduled to board it up in a few days.

Reside says neighbors saw several people running away from the abandoned home when the fire began. Investigators haven't figured out yet what started the fire.

Springfield police are now investigating.

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