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Topeka crews fight 8 intentionally set fires in 1 night


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka authorities have arrested one juvenile and are looking for two others after firefighters fought eight intentionally set fires overnight.

None of the fires caused serious damage, with many set in garbage, leaves, garages and one unoccupied home. Seven of the fires were reported between about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday and 12:24 a.m. Wednesday. Another fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

No injuries were reported.

Police announced late Wednesday afternoon that one juvenile was in custody.

Damage from the first seven fires ranged from minimal up to $500.

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