Sunday, April 13, 2014

Southbridge Struck By Two Fires Overnight

UPDATE: A total of five fires are now being reported. The fires were all set intentionally in close proximity to one another. Police, fire and the State Fire Marshal are investigating. Video of the Cohasse Street fire below.

Two fires at opposite ends of Oak Ridge Cemetery took place in Southbridge during the early morning hours. Pictured is a fire that took place at the intersection of Laurel Hill Road and Cohasse Street. The unoccupied building had recently had the water shut off by the town. The four alarm fire is under investigation.

A second fire took place at approximately the same time on Oak Ridge Ave near the cemetery entrance.

Thanks to a reader for the initial report and the accompanying photo.


  1. At least it wasn't unsightly graffiti.

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