Police investigate whether Cochran Street fire may be linked to others in the area

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Investigators used a search warrant to continue their look into what caused Saturday’s destructive fire on Cochran Street in Erie.

Those investigators returning to the scene to search for a cause. They served what’s called an ‘Origin of Cause’ warrant, which allows them to look into different parts of the building, even if it’s another apartment from where the fire started.

The cause of the fire continues to be undetermined.

Police are also looking to see if the blaze is related to a number of other smaller fires reported recently in that area.

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