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Teen charged with arson after Taylor County house fire

TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va. — A Taylor County teenager was charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire at a house in Grafton.

The fire, reported Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 on Grafton’s Robley Street, was originally called suspicious.

After further investigation, officials with the West Virginia Fire Marshal’s Office determined it was intentionally set.

The 16-year-old suspect will additionally face five counts for alleged attempted murder, according to information from the Grafton Police Department.

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