Weymouth: Man arrested for September, 2012 arson fire

A Weymouth man has been placed under arrest for an arson fire that was set in the fall of 2012.

Last night, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan, Weymouth Fire Chief Keith Stark, and Weymouth Police Chief Richard Grimes announced the arrest of 20 year-old Michael Mihalopoulos for setting a fire on September 3, 2012 at 2 Commercial Street in Weymouth.

The fire started in a mattress on a roof deck at the back of the commercial building, ignited the siding and then the roof, causing an estimated $10,000 to $20,000 in damages.

The fire was jointly investigated by members of the Weymouth Fire Department, detectives from the Weymouth Police Department, and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.


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