New Bedford police report two more suspicious fires in New Bedford overnight. The fires were just a few blocks from each other and about seven hours apart.
The first suspected arson at 149 Myrtle Street at 8:22pm on Wednesday, October 11. The second suspected arson case was at 245 State Street at 3:19am on Thursday, October 12. No injuries were reported or arrests made.
These fires follow a string of arson cases throughout New Bedford this summer and fall. We wrote about the possibility of a serial arsonists this summer after at least seven fires appeared to be suspicious.