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Arson suspected after house fire breaks out in Arlington; Suspect in custody

The fire department said the fire was intentionally set and that the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has a suspect in custody.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One suspect is in custody after the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department says a home was intentionally set on fire in Arlington Wednesday evening.

The fire happened at a house in the 8800 block of Dandy Avenue. JFRD tweeted about the fire just after 9 p.m.

By 9:16 p.m., fire rescue reported the fire was under control. Shortly before 10 p.m. JFRD said the fire was intentionally set and that the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has a suspect in custody. 

Red Cross was requested for one adult.