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Mason City man arrested in connection to string of dumpster fires

Adam Schipper
Adam Schipper

A Mason City man is facing an arson charge in connection to a string of dumpster fires over the last few months.

Posted: Feb 16, 2020 8:22 AM
Updated: Feb 16, 2020 6:54 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa - A Mason City man is facing an arson charge in connection to a string of dumpster fires over the last few months.

Adam Schipper, 55, is facing a second-degree arson charge.

Police said he set fires in multiple dumpsters, including many at the Westview Apartments. 

On Saturday, another fire was reported at the apartments and a search warrant was served in connection to the investigation. Schipper was arrested a short time later. 

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