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Fire at Vacant Factory Deemed Suspicious in Pittsfield, Mass.

Flames took over the former "JB Paper Factory" on Elmvale Place Monday night

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    Fire officials are investigating a suspicious blaze at a vacant factory in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016)

    Fire officials are investigating a suspicious blaze at a vacant factory in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 

    Flames took over the former J.B. Paper Factory on Elmvale Place Monday night, according to necn affiliate WWLP.

    Several fire departments from other communities in Berkshire County had to be called in to help battle the fire. 

    Investigators say the factory was closed and vacant for some time. 

    Chief: No Connection Between Fires That Sparked Hours Apart

    [NECN] Chief: No Connection Between Fires That Sparked Hours Apart
    Fire officials say two fires that sparked within hours of each other in Southbridge, Massachusetts, are not connected. (Published Monday, Aug. 29, 2016)

    Pittsfield's fire chief says the blaze is suspicious because there's been no power at the old paper mill. 

    No injuries have been reported.


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