The North Adams Fire Department was notified of the fire shortly after 5:15 Sunday evening and responded to find the doors locked on the century-old building and an interior storage room fully engulfed in flames.
The arrest came as part of a joint investigation by the Great Barrington Police Department, Great Barrington Fire Department, and members of the State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit assigned to the State Fire Marshal's office.
An early Sunday morning electrical fire on Walker Street was quickly doused by firefighters.
Fire Chief Carlyle "Chip" Chesbro said the fire started in the kitchen of the small single-family home at 512 Walker St.
The Pittsfield Fire Department and the State Fire Marshall are investigating the cause of a Thursday morning structure fire that “gutted” a Westside Pittsfield home and resulted in uninhabitable damage and a man being taken to Berkshire Medical Center.
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