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State Fire Marshal investigates house fire in Cape Coral

Investigators say it was started by an incendiary
Posted at 3:50 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 15:50:47-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — The Cape Coral Fire Department and Police Department are investigating a house fire at 3646 NE 10th Place.

Cape Coral Police say It was called in as a fire and eventually changed to arson, which typically falls to the fire department for investigation.

The home was under construction and unoccupied.

Upon arrival, crews found a fire in two locations: the master bedroom closet and the garage.

Both were contained to the room of origin.

The damage was approximately $20,000.

The State Fire Marshal is investigating.