New Hampshire City Investigates Five Arsons in Six Days in

March 18, 2011

Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are investigating five arson fires in six days in a one-block area of the city’s west side.

Investigators say all the fires went out on their own, but they caused some damage.

Police say that in each case, trash was lit on fire.

Police say the fires were set between March 9 and March 15 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. Police won’t say if they think the fires are related.

WMUR-TV says that in four out of the five cases, the arsonist used newspapers or a magazine.

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