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Suspicious Fire at Peosta’s Dollar General Under Investigation

A suspicious fire at the Dollar General store in Peosta is under investigation.

The Peosta Police Department says they responded to a report of a fire in the northeast corner of the Dollar General building shortly after 5 pm on Sunday. The Centralia-Peosta Fire Department also responded. 

The fire was immediately extinguished by employees and the responding officer.

No injuries were reported. Police say it’s not known how much damage occurred at this time. 

Police Chief Mike Comer says the fire is deemed suspicious at this time. The fire is under investigation by the Iowa Fire Marshal’s Division and Peosta Police Department.

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