Juvenile arrested, charged with arson after north Abilene house fire


ABILENE, Texas - Firefighters say an early morning house fire in north Abilene was intentionally set.

Crews responded to the fire at about 3 a.m. in the 1100 block of Cedar Street.

Three people were home at the time of the fire.

They were able to get out safely.

The fire was contained to a single room and quickly extinguished by firefighters.

A juvenile was taken into custody and charged with arson.

The juvenile's name was not released.

Damage is estimated at $5,000.