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Suspicious Fire Damages NW Side Church

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A suspicious fire damaged a church early Sunday in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The fire was reported about 1:50 a.m. in a building that housed a Metra train waiting area and a church in the 6800 block of North Northwest Highway, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.

No one was injured but there was smoke and water damage, Zala said.

The fire was contained to a rest room, Zala said. The fire damaged a church that was attached to the Union Pacific/Northwest Line’s Norwood Park depot, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

The police Bomb and Arson Unit is investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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