Charlton Firefighters were called out by a passerby to a report of an illegal burn on Sunday night, August 2nd. Responding firefighters in the forestry truck could see a bright glow in the sky as they crested route 20 near the CVS.

When they arrived they were greeted by a large barn type structure that was fully involved. The struck the 2nd and 3rd alarms in rapid sequence.

A tanker shuttle was set up as there were no hydrants in the area.

Firefighters were called back Wednesday morning for a rekindle.

A spokesperson from the state fire marshal's office deemed the cause of the fire to be arson.
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