ST. MARY’S COUNTY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been charged with arson in connection to a fire set at a vacant home.
The Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a news release Friday that investigators responded to a fire at a vacant home in a residential area of St. Mary’s County.
The news release said that investigators determined that the fire was set by 18-year-old Devon Tyler Lee.
Authorities say that Lee was arrested at his residence in a nearby neighborhood and taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries unrelated to the fire.
He’s been charged with several counts including arson and is being held in the county jail. Online jail records didn’t show whether he has an attorney who can speak on his behalf.
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