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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Davis Police investigate attempted arson

On Nov. 3 at around 1 p.m., the Davis Police was dispatched to the Phi Kappa Phi Fraternity house, located at 642 Adams St., in regard to an arson attempt.

At approximately 1 a.m. that night, the residents detected a natural gas odor from within the house. According to a Davis Police advisory notification, the residents were able to discover a deliberate gas leak as well as an “obviously deliberate attempt to ignite a fire inside the residence, which could have ignited the gas.”

The Davis Police Department is currently investigating this incident. Those with any information are urged to contact the Davis Police at (530) 747-5400.

— Claire Tan



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