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Arson suspected in fire at East Side auto shop: police

Someone used “an incendiary device” to damage six-to-eight vehicles about 3:05 a.m. in the parking lot of a shop in the 9900 block of South Avenue L, Chicago police said.

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Arson is suspected in a fire Nov. 10, 2020, at an auto shop in East Side.
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Chicago police believe someone intentionally started a fire Tuesday at an auto shop in the East Side neighborhood.

Someone used “an incendiary device” to damage six-to-eight vehicles about 3:05 a.m. in the parking lot of a shop in the 9900 block of South Avenue L, according to Chicago police.

No one was injured and no one is in custody, police said.

Arson detectives are investigating the incident.

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