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Metro East Police Searching For Suspected Arsonist

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FREEBURG, IL (KPLR)-- An arsonist may be to blame for a series of suspicious fires in St. Clair County. Six fires have been set since the end of April.

Investigators say three of them happened on the same day; each was set in a shed or barn.

The Freeburg City Township's shed was also destroyed.

So far no one has been injured.

Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction.