How the Carver Center fire was ruled arson – News – The Register … – Galesburg Register

GALESBURG — Galesburg fire officials reaffirm that the Carver Center fire was intentionally set. 

Jeannie Shelton, executive director of the Carver Community Action Agency, has previously disputed that arson ruling at least twice in The Register-Mail. She repeated that sentiment Friday afternoon.

“No one would have any reason to bring harm to that building. No one. I don’t believe that. That building meant so much to so many people,” she said.

“You lose the services that were so important and so important to all the kids we served, and it makes it very difficult because we’re moving around different programs and doing a summer camp program. That facility was important. Yes, I have a real difficult time with that.”

She continued, “It’s too great of a loss and I have a difficult time believing that. I know I’m not an expert, my

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