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SIREN REPORT: Student causes false fire alarm at Riddle Elementary in Mattoon

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Mattoon fire

Firefighters responded to a false alarm caused by a student triggering a pull box alarm at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday at Riddle Elementary School, 4201 Western Ave.

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Crews conducted a smoke odor investigation at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday at Starbucks, 1023 Charleston Ave. East. They found that the odor was produced by contractors conducting smoke tests on sewer lines in the area.

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Crews conducted a carbon monoxide check at 6:16 a.m. Monday at 1216 Richmond Ave. They determined that the carbon monoxide alarm was unfounded.

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Mattoon police

Vehicles driven by Knin W. Laij of Mattoon and Nichols A. Owens of Mattoon were involved in a collision at 3:25 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Dettro Drive and a private drive.

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Charleston police

Vehicles driven by Isaac M. Frahm and Hillary N. Tolin, both of Charleston, were involved in an accident at the intersection of Division Street and Madison Avenue at 8:09 a.m. Friday.

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The vehicle driven by Kleigh S. Robertson of Mattoon hit a utility pole at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Ninth Street at 3:21 p.m. Saturday.

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Vehicles driven by Dannie L. Perry and Ronald W. Galbreath, both of Charleston, were involved in an accident at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Douglas Street at 12:09 p.m. Sunday.

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A vehicle left the scene after hitting the vehicle belonging to Trevon L. Glosser of Charleston while it was parked at 1320 Jackson Ave. between 10 p.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday.

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