Portland Ave. Fire Believed Arson: Blotter
Police say the front entrance of the home seemed to be pried open.
Police say the plywood boarding on the front door of the home appeared to be pried open when officers responded to the fire call on Dec. 4 just before noon.
A State Fire Marshal investigated the situation and determined that "ordinary combustibles" were found in the living room. The exact origin of the fire was not detailed in the report.