Man charged after setting fire to a garage in Burlington

  • Source: KWQC-TV NBC 6 Davenport
  • Published: 06/14/2022 01:01 PM

A Burlington man was arrested on arson charges Tuesday, in connection to a garage fire in Burlington, according to police. Mark Antonio Carter, 44, has been charged with second-degree arson, a Class C felony, according to police in a media release. That is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The Burlington fire and police departments responded about 12:08 a.m. to the 300 block of Curran Street for a reported garage fire, according to a media release. According to the fire department, crews arrived on the scene about 12:12 a.m. and found a two-car garage full engulfed in fire. Crews were able to get the fire under control in under 30 minutes, firefighters said. No injuries were reported. According to police, a person of interest, identified as Carter, was located, he was believed to have set the fire.


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