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Fire purposely set at northeast Charlotte home, one person in custody

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(Source: Charlotte Fire Department) (Source: Charlotte Fire Department)
(Source: Charlotte Fire Department) (Source: Charlotte Fire Department)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

No one was injured in a house fire in northeast Charlotte Monday morning. Firefighters say the fire was intentionally set. 

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the fire occurred around 6:49 a.m. in the 4700 block of Thornwood Road. 

The fire was under control in 20 minutes, crews said. The fire department tweeted that 23 firefighters responded to the incident. 

Crews said a person is in custody for setting the fire.

The fire department said the fire caused $60,000 in damages. 

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