Police and firefighters investigate an arson attack at the Morton Grove Post Office

MORTON GROVE, Ill. (CBS) – Police and firefighters in Morton Grove are investigating a fire at a post office on Sunday morning as arson.

Crews responded to the post office, located at 9114 Waukegan Rd. around 3:20 a.m., for a fire in the rear of the building.

When they arrived, the teams were able to put out the fire. Several vehicles and property were damaged.

The fire appears to have been started intentionally, officials said.

Morton Grove Police assist the Fire Department, United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and Office of the Fire Marshal of the State of Illinois.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is urged to contact the United States Postal Inspection Service at 877-876-2455.


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