For Immediate Release - January 03, 2017

January 3, 2017 - Brewster Fire Intentionally Set: Public Not at Risk

The December 23, 2016 fire at 21 Barons Way in Brewster has been determined to be intentionally-set. Investigators believe the fire was started by the victim of the fire and that the public is not at risk. Firefighters searching the single family home found the body of an adult man, believed to be a resident, inside a bedroom. The investigation into the cause and manner and circumstances surrounding the death is on-going.

The fire was jointly investigated by the Brewster Fire and Police Departments and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal and to the Office of the Cape and Islands District Attorney.