Pekin fire being investigated as arson

By Rose Armes

May 7, 2014 Updated May 7, 2014 at 11:42 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. – Pekin fire investigators say a fire last month at Greg’s Garage Doors is being investigated as arson.

Pekin Fire Chief Kurt Nelson said they believe the fire was intentionally set based on evidence collected at the scene.

The fire broke out at 2218 Court Street just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 and destroyed the business and two apartments in the building.

The fire remains under investigation by the Pekin Fire Department and the Pekin
Police Department, as well as the State Fire Marshal.

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