NEW BEDFORD — Authorities are investigating two "suspicious fires" in the city's near North End.
The first was reported at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday at a home at 149 Myrtle St.; the second was at 3:19 a.m. Thursday at a residence at 245 State St., according to the New Bedford police logs.
No details are being released about the fires, but Jennifer Mieth, spokeswoman for the state fire marshal's office, said both are suspicious and under investigation. Authorities are talking with neighbors and asking them to report any unusual activity.
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