Over the past 19 months, the City of Poughkeepsie Fire and Police Departments have been investigating multiple suspicious fires in the Harrison, Grant, Bement, Winnikee and North Hamilton Street areas. To date, there have been 10 fires that all are similar in nature and confined to a concentrated area on the northside of the City.
These suspicious fires began on June 29th, 2010 on Bement Ave and have continued to date.
The similarities of all of these fires are twofold; they have all been set outside the building in the area of back porches or stairs and they are mostly concentrated in a 4 block area, centered around the Harrison Street vicinity. Continue reading Suspicious Fires on the City’s Northside, Reward Offered for Info