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Posted on: September 28, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Police Seeking Public's Assistance in Fire Incident

Elgin police are looking for anyone who may have information regarding a fire at 2079 Clearwater, Elgin on Aug. 30, 2010.

Elgin firefighters were called to the address at about 2:30 a.m. on that Monday to find the home engulfed in flames. The homeowners were out of town and neighbors were evacuated. The fire caused extensive damage estimated at more than $450,000. No one was injured.

“We have reason to believe that there was forcible entry into the home,” said Elgin Det. Brian Gorcowski. “We also believe the fire was intentionally set.”

Anyone with information can call Elgin’s anonymous tip line at (847) 695-4195 or may contact Gorcowski at (847) 289-2613.

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