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25-year-old man charged with arson after fire in Reisterstown apartment, police say

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to a Reisterstown apartment, police said.

Baltimore County Police said Tuesday that officers were called to a two-alarm fire in the unit block of Brookebury Drive at around 8:15 p.m. Monday.

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Unit block of Brookebury Dr. 21136. Crews making progress on extinguishing fire. Crews initially arrived to find heavy fire conditions, requested working fire. DT 20:17 *TA

Posted by Baltimore County Fire Department on Monday, January 17, 2022

Police said they arrested Jawon R. Moseley, 25, and charged him with first-degree arson. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The department did not provide additional details but said the arson team is continuing to investigate.

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No injuries were reported but 20 residents were displaced, the Baltimore County Fire Department said Tuesday. The Red Cross responded to assist the displaced residents. One dog died as a result of the fire, the department said.


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