TOWNSEND, Del. (CBS) — Delaware officials have arrested a man on arson charges following a house fire on Thursday morning.
The Townsend Fire Company was called to the 300 block of Vandyke Greenspring Road around 8 a.m. for a report of a house fire.
Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the home and a barn located on the property. The fire reached three alarms.
The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office has arrested a 41-year-old Christopher M. Gregg on two counts of arson for setting the blaze.
He has been arraigned and currently held on $25,000 bail.
The fire caused $250,000 in damage to the residence.
No one was injured in the fire.