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Weekend fire on Morgan St. ruled as arson


Officials are continuing their investigation of a fire determined to be intentionally set at 2813 Morgan Street early Saturday.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, an officer was on patrol around 2 a.m. in the area when he heard a smoke detector and smelled smoke. The officer saw that smoke was coming out of the residence at 2813 Morgan St.

The tenant arrived around the same time as the officer and ran inside to get her dogs.

The Wilmington Fire Department responded and saw that the fire was just near the rear of the door.

There are no reports of any injuries resulting from the fire.

The investigation is ongoing; however officials have determined that the fire was intentionally set.

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