Coatesville in state of emergency

    By: Peter Crimmins

    A state of emergency is in effect in Coatesville, where authorities say 29 fires have been deliberately set over the past 8 weeks. The city’s police force is working with county, state and federal agencies to apprehend those responsible for committing the arson that has caused more than $3 million dollars in damage. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports.

    By: Peter Crimmins
    pcrimmins@whyy.org

    A state of emergency is in effect in Coatesville, where authorities say 29 fires have been deliberately set over the past 8 weeks. The city’s police force is working with county, state and federal agencies to apprehend those responsible for committing the arson that has caused more than $3 million dollars in damage. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports.

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