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EFD: Suspect arrested for possible arson following garage fire on N. First Ave.

EFD: Suspect arrested for possible arson following garage fire on N. First Ave.
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 12:58 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 5:23 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville fire officials say a suspect is in custody for possible arson after a garage fire on Sunday afternoon.

It happened on North First Avenue at around 2 p.m.

Fire crews say it started in the garage and burned through powerlines that affected three other homes. They were able to get it out quickly, but the fire caused some damage to the homes next door.

Fire officials say the Evansville Police Department arrested a suspect for possible arson.

According to police reports, 26-year-old Kenneth Kirby is in jail on those charges.

Nobody was hurt.

EFD: Suspect arrested for possible arson following garage fire on N. First Ave.
EFD: Suspect arrested for possible arson following garage fire on N. First Ave.

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