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A member of the bomb squad examines the device. (WBZ-TV)

Bomb Squad Detonates Pipe Bomb In Marshfield Street

A pipe bomb found in a busy area of the Brant Rock section of Marshfield was detonated by the state police bomb squad Sunday afternoon.

04/27/2014

Police are looking for an arsonist in several Southbridge fires. (Credit: Matt Gregoire)

5 Southbridge Fires Ruled Arson

The state fire marshal says a series of five fires Saturday night and early Sunday were intentionally set.

04/13/2014

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Abandoned Pressure Cooker Leads To Bomb Scare At Saugus Mall

A pressure cooker left in a parking garage created a brief scare at the Square One Mall Monday.

06/03/2013

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State Fire Marshal: Don’t Keep Your Dried Out Christmas Tree Too Long

Massachusetts fire officials are urging residents not to keep Christmas trees too long into the new year.

01/03/2013

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State Fire Marshal Continues Arson Investigation After Two New Fires

The State Fire Marshal says they are investigating whether a Tuesday morning fire is related to others they believe are arson.

11/27/2012

A firefighter removed two bags from the Home Depot in Methuen Monday.

Suspicious White Powder Sent To Four Businesses In Merrimack Valley

Police are investigating three different incidents involving greeting cards with an unidentified white powder inside mailed to businesses in the Greater Lawrence area.

11/19/2012

Official: Fatal Ipswich Fire Caused By Smoking

Authorities say a fire that killed a woman in Ipswich was sparked by smoking.

02/26/2011

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Don’t Forget To Clear Snow Away From Vents

If you haven’t shoveled enough snow this week the state fire marshal has some advice about a spot you might not have considered.

01/28/2011