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Joplin Police Department Reports Two Suspicious Fires in the Last Week.

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The Joplin Police Department reports two suspicious fires in the last week. 


The latest incident occurred on the 1000 block of South Monroe early Tuesday morning.

 

The fire caused damage to a small shed and a privacy fence.


"This is almost again a crime of opportunity. Somebody was just mad and trying to cause trouble," says CPL. Chuck Niess of the Joplin Police Department, "Kind of people acting foolish."


The first incident occurred on Saturday on the 400 block of South Jackson. Police say the fires are not related, but they do have a suspect for the Monroe street fire.

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