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Crime & Courts

Police blotter 11-8-18

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Fire Calls

Ottawa firefighters responded at 6:10 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. Wednesday to Ottawa High School for fire alarms in the principal's office. They found nothing both times.

Ottawa firefighters responded at 12:56 p.m. Wednesday to 1601 Mercury Circle for a fire alarm caused by burnt toast.

Ottawa firefighters responded at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday to the Illinois Department of Transportation building at 700 E. Norris Drive, for a chemical odor from a leaking pump.

Ottawa firefighters responded at 8:14 a.m. Wednesday to 818 La Salle St. for a fire alarm. They found nothing.

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