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The Owosso Argus-Press Jan 24, 1967

Fire Believed Started By Children

The first of three calls answered by firemen yesterday and early this morning was to the Ann Arbor Railroad yards on Howard Street a patrolling policeman had noticed a caboose in flames. Fire department reports listed the caboose as having been extensively damaged.

Fire Marshal Arlo Parks said this morning that the fire “was evidently started by children who were playing in the caboose.”

The trucks were called back to the caboose at 1:03 a. m. today. The metal roof had apparently tinder another blaze, an offspring of the first.

Parks was continuing his investigation this morning.