String of Dumpsters Lit on Fire

Rockford Fire Department responded to eight dumpster fires between 11 P.M. Friday and 2 A.M. today. The fires caused damage to the containers and minor damage to surrounding buildings. The incidents have been ruled arson.

The incidents occurred at the following locations:
•700 South Street
•200 South Madison
•500 West Jefferson
•300 West Jefferson
•400 North Court
•600 West State
•700 West State
•1200 West State

This photo shows the suspect wearing a backpack and baseball hat. He’s described as a white male approximately 6’ feet tall with a thin build wearing a grey or green t-shirt and long pants.

If anyone has any information on these incidents or can identify the man in this surveillance camera photo they're urged to call Rockford Fire Department.

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