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Trash can fire damages apartment complex siding in Mound City

(Source: cNews, Richard Kearney ) (Source: cNews, Richard Kearney )
(Source: cNews, Richard Kearney ) (Source: cNews, Richard Kearney )
MOUND CITY, IL (KFVS) -

A fire Saturday afternoon caused some damage at a Pulaski County Housing Authority apartment complex in Mound City.

According to Mound City Fire Chief Johnnie Coonrod, a fire broke out around 4 Saturday afternoon in an outside trash can.

The fire caused minor siding damage at the apartment complex located on South 4th and Elm Street. 

Fire fighters responded quickly and prevented the flames spreading into the attic.

Chief Coonrod doesn't know how the fire started but will be reviewing some video tomorrow to determine if it was accidental.

The fire is currently under investigation.

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