Police probe arson fires in Schaghticoke, Pittstown
TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've
identified "persons of interest" in connection with their investigation
into more than 20 suspicious fires set in two local
towns dating back to 2008.
The Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office say the
people are known to investigators looking into the blazes set in
neighboring Schaghticoke and Pittstown.
The latest arson fire was set in a garage in the
village of Schaghticoke around 3 a.m. Thursday. Officials say the flames
jumped to a neighboring house where a family was sleeping. No one was
Investigators say the fires have tended to be set
in the early morning hours in buildings that have been abandoned or were
empty, including an old mill in the hamlet of Valley Falls that was
torched in April 2009.
No arrests have been made.
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