Fire http://peoriapublicradio.org en Apartment blaze displaces Peoria residents http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/apartment-blaze-displaces-peoria-residents <div>The City of Peoria plans to demolish an apartment complex following two fires earlier this week. &nbsp;Crews responded to two reports of fire in the attic at 109 Northeast Roanoke on Monday and Tuesday. &nbsp;Brad Pierson is an arson investigator for the Peoria Fire Department. He says the building was deemed an unsafe structure following the two fires:</div><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:35:07 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20863 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Apartment blaze displaces Peoria residents Police arrest man in death of nightclub owner http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-arrest-man-death-nightclub-owner <p>Peoria Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the murder of a nightclub owner. &nbsp;Bryan J. Stewart is charged with murder and aggravated arson in the death of Todd Scholl. &nbsp;Scholl sustained multiple stab wounds and died prior to a fire in a downtown storage area last week. &nbsp;He owned two bars, Berlin and Diesel, on Main Street.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:35:39 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13174 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police arrest man in death of nightclub owner Peoria police seek person of interest in homicide http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-police-seek-person-interest-homicide <div>Police police say they are looking for a person of interest in the death of a 47-year old Peoria bar owner. Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says an autopsy shows Todd Scholl died prior to the fire in a downtown storage area where his body was found. Ingersoll says Scholl sustained multiple stab wounds. He owns two bars, Berlin and Diesel, on Main Street. Toxicology test results are pending.</div><div> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:56:00 +0000 Denise Molina 12865 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria police seek person of interest in homicide Fire at Mapleton chemical plant http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/fire-mapleton-chemical-plant <div>Route 24 is now open after Peoria area responders put out a fire at a chemical plant in Mapleton.</div><div> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:08:58 +0000 Denise Molina 7834 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Fire at Mapleton chemical plant Federal funds for Brimfield fire department http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/federal-funds-brimfield-fire-department <p>The Brimfield Community Fire Protection District is getting federal funding for firefighting gear. Congressman Aaron Schock says the more than $148,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant will help buy self-contained breathing apparatus equipment. Schock says the grant is important to ensure the safety and effectiveness of first responders.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:51:58 +0000 Orko Manna 7609 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Federal funds for Brimfield fire department