Arson fire strikes previously burned home in Peoria Saturday morning

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A home in the 800 block of S. Greenlawn suffered $80,000 in damage Saturday morning.

Peoria Firefighters responded to the home just before 6:15 a.m. and found the back of the home fully engulfed in flames. There was a fire at the same home, located between Western Avenue and Blaine Street, three days before.

A fire investigator on the scene determined the cause of the fire was arson. Emergency demolition was ordered and has since been completed, according to a press release.

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Photo courtesy of the Peoria Fire Department

There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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