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Five fires put out overnight
Fire officials are offering a reward for information after five fires were reportedly intentionally set in Southbridge over the weekend.
The overnight fires damaged homes at 44, 45 and 46 Cohasee St;, Oakridge Street and 173 Everett St, according to the state fire marshal. No injuries were reported.
“Neighbors should keep an eye on each other’s property and report any suspicious activity,” Southbridge Fire Chief Mark DiFronzo said.
An award of up to $5,000 is available for anyone with information that helps solve the arson crime. The number for the statewide Arson Hotline is 1-800-682-9229.