The fires broke out within 30 minutes of each other, within a block of each other. The first one broke our around 7:30 p.m., near the Wooden Nickel. It started in a dumpster. The second was just outside city hall around 8 p.m and started in a trash can. Kirksville Police say they’re checking surveillance video for clues into the suspicious fires.
Two fires in downtown Kirksville are being investigated as being suspicious.