Brockton: One Arrested Following Early Morning Fire

One person has been arrested in connection with an early morning fire in Brockton. 

Police say the fire took place around 2:25 a.m. Monday at a rooming house located at 9 Highland St. 

The building sustained an estimated $40,000 in damage and two people were hospitalized with minor injuries.

 The suspect is being charged with Breaking and Entering in the Night time and Domestic Violence Assault and Battery. 

Police say the suspect’s name isn’t being released at this time since it is a domestic violence case, but they say additional charges are likely.

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.