Man arrested in suspicious house, van fire in Providence

By News Staff

Providence police arrest a man in connection to a suspicious house and van fire Friday night.

Officials tell ABC 6 a man who was seen rushing and hiding in a driveway was arrested after witnesses confronted him about a dumpster fire that started around 10 p.m. and extended to a house on 139 Congress Avenue. The group detained him until police arrived.

A van on Mitchell Street was also on fire. The suspect’s identity was not immediately available. 

No injuries were reported but the house sustained extensive damage and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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