Cops: After 6-week break, Lakeview’s serial arsonist struck again on Saturday

The Schubert fire on Oct. 15. damaged a garage that houses nine vehicles. | Provided

Chicago police arson investigators have determined that the firebug who set a series of dumpster fires in southeast Lakeview and nearby Lincoln Park between Oct. 15 and Oct. 30 struck again over the weekend.

CPD’s Arson Section this morning issued a notification in which they connected the October fires with one that was discovered in a trash can on the 500 block of West Deming at 2:46 a.m. Saturday.

CWBChicago first reported on the latest arson incident yesterday.

Police have not released any description of the arsonist other than to say that it is a man.

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