Fire chief: 3 fires in Mississippi city intentionally set

Published 11:56 am Tuesday, May 28, 2019

(AP) — Fire officials in a Mississippi city say three recent fires in the same neighborhood were intentionally set.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk tells WLBT a vacant apartment building went up in flames on Saturday. The second fire occurred at a home a day later and the third fire at another home on Monday.

Both homes were also vacant. Danczyk says the six-unit apartment building was a total loss.

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Officials are investigating.