• One Sox fan arrested in mostly tame Boston World Series celebration

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    BOSTON - Though it was a mostly trouble-free celebration of the World Series in Boston Sunday night, police say the one person they arrested was in serious danger. 

    Police say 5,000-6,000 fans were on the Common celebrating the win when an arrest was made. 

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    One man was arrested climbing up a light post and smashing the outer casing on the Common. According to police, it the inner bulb had broken, the man likely would have been electrocuted. 

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    But save for the damage to a historic light pole, Boston police say it was a peaceful assembly and good times for Boston Red Sox fans. 

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    Boston Police say some mutual aid was called in from University of Massachusetts Police and Quincy Police in preparation for up to 30,000 people. 

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