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Suspect arrested after starting Kalamazoo house fire

Posted at 5:07 AM, Apr 23, 2018

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A suspect accused of starting a fire inside a house is now charged with arson.

Police in Kalamazoo say the suspect started a fire inside a home in the 800 block of Myers street just after 9 p.m. Sunday night.

Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the house and a resident struggling to breathe.

That victim was treated and released at the scene while the suspect was arrested and could be arraigned on arson charges as early as today.