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One dead after apartment fire in Ottawa

  OTTAWA – An early morning fire took the life of an individual in Ottawa. The Ottawa Fire Department says they were called to the 100 block of West Campbell Street for a report of visible smoke and flames around 2:15 AM. One of the five apartments in the building had heavy fire and a

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Fire destroys garage in Peru

PERU – A garage was destroyed in a fire Tuesday evening in Peru. The Peru Fire Department say they were called by the homeowner around 6 PM to the 1900 block of West Street for the blaze, which engulfed the detached garage. No injuries were reported. According to Peru Fire Chief Jeff King

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Dixon Police investigating ruse burglary

  DIXON – The Dixon Police Department is investigating a ruse burglary in which multiple individuals allegedly pretended to work for the city water department. On Monday, it was reported a resident said an individual in a high-vis vest with documents that appeared to be from the city

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