FOREST HILL, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Harford County man has been charged with setting his house on fire.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal says a fire was reported by neighbors about 3:50 a.m. Thursday in a two-story, single-family house in Forest Hill. Officials say about 40 firefighters brought the blaze under control in about 45 minutes.

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Investigators say police dogs alerted for accelerants in the living room.

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Deputies with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office arrested 41-year-old George Chenoweth and charged him with arson.

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