Officials Investigate 3 Fires in Mass. Neighborhood as Arsons

Photo courtesy: Lt. Keith Nichols, Southbridge Fire

Officials are investigating three fires set Friday night in Southbridge, Massachusetts as arsons.

The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services announced Saturday that Fire Marshal Stephen Coan was working with Southbridge Police and Southbridge Fire following the fires in the area of Cohasse Street.

Five fires in one night in the same neighborhood last month were also determined to be arson.

Southbridge Fire responded to a blaze at an unoccupied three-family home around 10:30 p.m. Friday. Two smaller fires were then discovered in the area.

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