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Reader Reports Homeless Man Setting Fires in Columbia Heights has Returned

Fire from alley between the 1400 block of Columbia and Irving St, NW previously reported in April of 2013

Unfortunately a reader reports that the man setting fires in Columbia Heights, which we previously spoke about almost exactly a year ago, has returned:

“The fire starter from columbia heights was back this am, police refused to take a report. Same alley. Again got him after the fire was out but building and alley reeked of smoke. I asked multiple times for that report to be written up and got shut down. I wanted a paper trail because that is always asked of me whenever I try to talk to someone higher up about it. I asked for a misc report and they refused.”

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