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Arrest made in October residential arson fire in Peoria Heights


A Peoria Heights man has been arrested for a residential arson fire last month.

Police arrested 32-year-old Skylar Walker on Wednesday in connection with the Oct. 23 fire in the 1000 block of East Rouse.

The house sustained major damage, with the second floor collapsing into the first floor. Two other homes on either side of the residence also were damaged.

No one was injured in the blaze.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.