New Hampshire Fire Official Says 4 Overnight Fires Arson

August 27, 2010

The Manchester fire chief says four fires set overnight in the New Hampshire city were arson.

WMUR-TV says someone lit a mattress on fire was shortly after 1:00 a.m. Thursday on Manchester Street.

Then at about 2:45 a.m. someone set three trash can fires on Elm Street.

One of the Elm Street fires spread to a nearby building, which houses a bookstore. The damage to that building is said to be significant.

There were no injuries.

No arrests in the fires have been made.

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