Authorities investigating West Garfield Park fire as arson

CHICAGO (Sun Times Media Wire) - Authorities are conducting an arson investigation Wednesday morning after a man said someone threw something in his window and started a fire in his West Garfield Park neighborhood home.

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 1:50 a.m. at the two-flat building in the 4100 block of West Maypole, according to Chicago Police.

No one was injured in the blaze, but a man told investigators that he saw someone throw something in a window, causing the fire, police said.

Police said the origin of the fire was thought to be suspicious in nature and the blaze was being investigated as an arson.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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