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Police investigate fire on Mechanicsburg Cemetery property - abc27 WHTM

Police investigate fire on Mechanicsburg Cemetery property

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Courtesy: Upper Allen Township Police Department Courtesy: Upper Allen Township Police Department
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A fire that scorched a wooded area on the property of the Mechanicsburg Cemetery is being investigated as a possible case of arson.

Upper Allen Township police said the fire Sunday originated at or near a rocky area behind the cemetery, in the 800 block of S. York Street, where juveniles are known to hang out.

The fire scorched an area of about 4,000 square feet before it was extinguished, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Upper Allen police at 717-238-9676 or leave an anonymous tip at 717-591-3790.

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