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Police: Arson Suspected in Marshfield Apartment Fire

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

Arson is being suspected following a fire at a Marshfield apartment complex early Monday morning.

The fire was reported just before 1 am. at a multi-family unit located at 1519 S. Locust Avenue.

The Marshfield Fire Department said in a news release the fire started in the basement. The damage was contained to a storage door and floor joist. The fire was quickly extinguished and damage was estimated to be around $500.

The police department will handle the investigation and forward their recommendations for criminal charges to the district attorney.

A suspect has not yet been identified.

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