Major Quad Cities Fire Was Deliberately Set

Firefighters team working

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(Rock Island, IL) -- A major fire in the Quad Cities over the weekend was deliberately set.

The Rock Island Fire Marshal released a report this morning indicating that the fire that destroyed the Rock Island Livestock Auction Barn Saturday night is being investigated as an arson.

The fire destroyed several buildings over a three-block area, but was contained to the property by firefighters.

The investigation is now in the hands of the Rock Island Police Department.

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