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Suspect arrested for Cudahy fire

CUDAHY (WKOW) -- Police have a suspect in custody who they say threw a military flare on the Patrick Cudahy plant and started the fire back in July 5th.

One male has been arrested and another suspect located in another state.

No other details on the arrests have been released.

No charges have been filed, but officials say they can be charged as adults.

The fire evacuated residents within one mile of the plant and lasted for days causing an estimated $50 million dollars in damages.

Cudahy is a town of about 18,000 just south of downtown Milwaukee.

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