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Home  |  News  |  Saturday morning fire on Line Street was arson, Charleston Fire Dept. officials say

Saturday morning fire on Line Street was arson, Charleston Fire Dept. officials say

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Charleston Fire Department investigators believe someone intentionally set a fire at a vacant house on Line Street early Saturday morning.
CFD Fire Marshal Mike Julazadeh says investigators have learned two men were seen around 2 a.m. forcing their way into the Line Street home, which sits near Hanover and Aiken Streets.
According to CFD, the fire was reported roughly an hour later, around 3 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the house, then found and extinguished a smoldering pile of debris found inside.
Investigators believe the suspects are white males, one of whom was wearing dark pants, a hooded sweatshirt and a dark jacket, and the other wearing dark pants, a hooded sweatshirt, and who may have shoulder-length hair.
Fire marshals ask anyone with information or who observed the individuals in the neighborhood to contact Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111, or visit

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