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Taunton fire deemed arson, reward offered for information


TAUNTON, Mass. ( – A three-alarm fire that occurred on Oak Street in Taunton Saturday has been deemed arson.

The State Fire Marshal confirmed that the fire that occurred inside a former electrical supply company at the intersection of Oak Street and Wales Street was intentionally set.

According to fire officials, the building had been empty for years.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact the Massachusetts State Arson Hotline at 1-800-682-9229. A reward is being offered.

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