Video: Town struggles with mysterious blazes

updated 2/7/2009 11:01:17 PM ET 2009-02-08T04:01:17

Investigators in southeastern Pennsylvania have declared the 23rd arson of the year in the urban region that includes the Philadelphia suburb of Coatesville.

Federal investigators say the latest blaze destroyed a mobile home just outside Coatesville late Friday, and they now say the blaze was arson.

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says there have been 18 cases of arson in the city of Coatesville and five in the surrounding area since Jan. 1. There were 15 arson blazes in the city last year.

The Coatesville police chief announced Friday that a curfew now requires everyone under the age of 18 to be off the streets by 8 p.m. The city's curfew had been 10 p.m.

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