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Firefighters battle back to back blazes Saturday

SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) -

Two  back to back fires kept Southeast Missouri firefighters busy on Saturday night.

Sikeston Department of Public Safety Capt. James McMillen said the first fire started around 9:30 at the 800-block of Woodruff.

Capt. McMillen said that fire started at the chimney fire.

Shortly after the first fire was reported, firefighters were sent to the 500-block of Wilson Street.

There they found an abandoned building engulfed in flames.

Capt. McMillen said they are investigated the second one as a suspicious fire.

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