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Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria Firefighters were called to the Chase Bank Building at Jefferson and Hamilton downtown for a smoke alarm about 1:50 p.m Monday afternoon. 

East Peoria has reinstituted its burning season. The recent rainfall makes the burning of dry yard waste an option for East Peoria residents from October 15th through Nov 30th.

Eight maximum security inmates at Cook County Jail in Chicago have been charged with aggravated arson after they allegedly set fire to their uniforms last month.

Students at Glen Oak Community Learning Center were briefly evacuated this morning after the smell of smoke was detected.