Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 3, 2020 / 14:00 pm
Police are investigating two fires at Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, as arson. Both fires began overnight Sunday.
The fire damage was discovered on the morning of Monday, August 3, and the fires were set near the entrances of the church. It is unclear the extent of the damage. The fires were described by local media as being "small."
The fires are believed to have been set sometime between 11 p.m. on Sunday evening and 8 a.m. on Monday.
The Massachusetts Department of Fire Services told the Boston Herald in a statement that "State Troopers assigned to the State Fire Marshal's Office are assisting Weymouth PD and Weymouth FD with an investigation" at the church. The Department of Fire Services declined to give further information.