You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Mass. in pursuit of an arsonist

Sees connections in rash of suspicious fires in southeastern region

RAYNHAM — The charred sites began appearing across Southeastern Massachusetts in late September, a growing cluster of at least 16 suspicious fires from Quincy to Sandwich that is feared to be the destructive work of a serial arsonist.

The latest fire, ruled an ­arson, happened late Monday night in a vacant outbuilding at the old Raynham dog track, ­only one day after another unexplained fire erupted at a building in Weymouth.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week