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Wed, 29 May 2013 08:07:32 CDT
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ALTAMONT, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities in the south-central Illinois
community of Altamont say a small fire at a community museum was
deliberately set during a burglary.
Monday's fire at the Altamont Living Museum caused minor damage
to a doorway. No one was injured.
Jon Becker, chief of the Altamont Fire Protection District,
tells the Effingham Daily News (http://bit.ly/18yAdlP ) that the
thieves got away with a small amount of cash.
The museum is also a concert hall and theater.
Information from: Effingham Daily News,
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