Series of fires at homes in Hyannis are called arson


Investigators believe a series of fires that broke out at four Hyannis homes over the weekend were the result of arson, a fire official said Monday. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at 45 Pilgrim Lane around 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Barnstable police Sergeant Andrew McKenna said. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed smoke coming from nearby 33 Pilgrim Lane, and later discovered fires at 27 Pilgrim Lane and 135 Baxter Road, he said. The close proximity of the fires breaking out in such a short span of time suggests arson, said Jennifer Mieth, a spokeswoman for State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan. No one was injured in the blazes.

Todd Feathers can be reached at Follow him on Twitter at @ToddFeathers.
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

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
Marketing image of
Marketing image of