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Police suspect arson in boat fire

Fire investigators in Pittsfield, Mass., suspect arson is behind the outdoor fire that damaged six large boats on West Housatonic Street.

The late-night blaze on Tuesday occurred around 10:30 behind the Pittsfield Plaza, where about 50 to 60 privately owned water craft were being stored.

The fire heavily damaged four boats and partially scorched two others, causing an estimated $100,000 worth of damage, according to Pittsfield Deputy Fire Chief Mark Cancilla.

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