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Fort Madison police arrest arson suspect in November fire


Fort Madison authorities have arrested one man for allegedly setting an apartment building on fire, but the investigation into several other suspicious fires continues.

The Fort Madison Police Department says 32-year-old Kristopher Murie was arrested 
Saturday for arson and burglary after a four month investigation.

Murie is suspected of starting the fire at 1525 Avenue G on Nov. 25. Fire crews were able to rescue several people from the two story apartment building/furniture store before putting out the fire.

Fort Madison police say several other fires remain under investigation. (Read: "UPDATE: Lee County officials dedicating efforts to causes of Fort Madison fires" )

If you have any information call the Fort Madison Police Department at (319)372-2525 ext. 276 or the Iowa Department of Public Safety Arson Hotline at 1-800-532-1459.

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