Police investigate possible arson


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

CARBONDALE, Ill. - Authorities in one southern Illinois city say they have an arson investigation on their hands.

Just before three Thursday morning, firefighters called police to a business fire in the 700 block of South University Avenue.

Investigators say a dumpster there was set on fire.  Flames also damaged part of a nearby business.

The investigation continues.

Police urge anyone with information to call the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS.

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