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Alleged arsonists sprayed swastikas and race-related graffiti while perpetrating the crime four years ago.

East Providence Police continue to seek information on four-year-old hate crime

East Providence Police continue to seek information on four-year-old hate crime

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is still chasing leads in regard to finding the perpetrator in a four-year-old hate crime. The incident occurred on September 27, 2009, and remains unsolved. According to a recent report issued by EPPD Detective Lieutenant Michael David, at about 12:30 a.m. on that day, swastikas and a

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Investigators tentatively rule East Providence fire accidental, likely caused by production process

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Fire Marshals Office, in conjunction with local and federal officials, has tentatively determined sparks created during the production process ignited what turned into a four alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at the Inferno Wood Pellet Inc. factory located on Ferris Avenue in the Rumford section of the

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Updated: One person injured in three-alarm mill blaze

EAST PROVIDENCE — A three-alarm fire engulfed the unfortunately-named in this instance Inferno Wood Pellet manufacturing plant located at 275 Ferris Ave. in the Rumford section of the city Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20. Acting East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian confirmed that one employee was injured in the fire and taken to a hospital. He

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