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Arsonist sought in Washington Park fire

The person used an “incendiary device” to start the fire at a building in the 6200 block of South Michigan Avenue, police say.

A Chicago police squad car was struck December, 11, 2021 in Park Manor.
Arson is suspected in a fire Nov. 12, 2020, in Washington Park.
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Authorities are looking for someone who set a fire Thursday night in Washington Park on the South Side.

The suspected arsonist used an “incendiary device” to start the fire about 9 p.m. at a building in the 6200 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to Chicago police.

The fire caused minor smoke damage and no injuries were reported, police said.

No one is in custody as the CPD Arson detectives investigate.