Authorities seek information about suspicious fire in Batavia

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(BATAVIA) Officials are asking the public for information about a fire that may have been intentionally set in a field behind a west suburban Sam’s Club on Wednesday.

The fire, which started in a field behind Sam’s Club at 501 N. Randall Rd. in Batavia about 10 p.m. Wednesday, did not cause any monetary damages. But it tied up fire department personnel for “an extended length of time,” according to a statement from the Batavia Fire Department.

The fire could have spread to surrounding businesses if not caught in time, the statement said.

Anyone with information about suspicious activity in the area should call Deputy Fire Chief Randy Baker at (630) 454-2100. 

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