- Associated Press - Thursday, March 3, 2016

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - The state Fire Marshal’s Office says a dump truck fire at the Pawtucket Department of Public Works has been ruled arson.

WPRI-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1OSu9H6 ) the fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on Armistice Boulevard.

Investigators say someone cut a hole into a surrounding fence and used gasoline to set fire to a parked dump truck.

The fire caused between $125,000 and $175,000 in damage. The investigation continues.

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Information from: WPRI-TV, https://www.wpri.com


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