Manchester firefighters extinguish fire set in garbage can
MANCHESTER - A fire in a large plastic garbage can behind 31 Prospect St. Monday night was deliberately set, according to authorities.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the small fire, limiting damage to only the bin.
The owner of the property, listed as Jasmin Becirevic in the city's appraisal database, told police someone moved the garbage can from the side of the building to the back.
A Manchester Fire Department investigator believes the fire was intentionally set although its cause remains undetermined.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards may be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.