"Fitchburg youth charged with apartment building arson" by Sarah Roberts Globe Correspondent August 17, 2015
Officials investigating a rash of recent fires in Fitchburg’s West Street neighborhood said they have made an arrest.
The state fire marshal’s office said authorities have charged a young male with starting a blaze in the basement of a four-unit apartment building Friday. The suspect has not been identified because he is a juvenile. Authorities would not comment on any possible connection between the Friday fire and several others in the neighborhood since May.
Many fires in Massachusetts are set by juveniles, officials said....