Request for Public Assistance

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating two explosion incidents which occurred on August 17, 2019 in the Towns of Westerly and Charlestown.

An explosive device was used in both cases to damage portable toilets. The incident in Westerly occurred in the early morning hours of 8/17/19 and the incident in Charlestown occurred in the late evening hours of 8/17/19.

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Westerly Charlestown


The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire which occurred on May 29, 2019 at 180 Hartford Pike in the Town of Foster.

Investigators are looking for a pick-up truck which was seen in the vicinity of the building at the time of the fire. The truck is a white 2003 to 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, with amber work lights on the roof, an eight foot bed, plow package, black work box and non-factory installed wheels.

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Unidentified Vehicle 1 Unidentified Vehicle 2