CHESAPEAKE BEACH, Md. (WJZ) — A Calvert County man has been charged with arson for allegedly setting a house on fire.

41-year-old Mark Eckenrode is facing arson and destruction of property charges.

Investigators say Eckenrode started the fire in the basement bedroom of a home in Chesapeake Beach.

Police say he was arrested Tuesday while trying to hide from officers in Prince George’s County.


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