Crime
8:07 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Man held as suspect in Council Bluffs house fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have taken a man into custody on suspicion of starting a house fire in Council Bluffs.

A woman was inside the house when the fire started around 1:15 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say the woman and the man were outside the house when firefighters arrived. After questioning the man, officers took him away.

Police haven't released the names of the man and woman or any other details about the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

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