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1 arrested after suspicious fire in Kennett

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - Kennett police are investigating a suspicious fire Monday morning.

Kennett Fire Department responded to the 700 block of East Third Street at 3 a.m. for a structure fire Monday, Jan. 12.

The fire was determined to be suspicious. 

Christian Morse, 21, of Kennett was arrested at the scene for second degree arson. 

He was taken to the Dunklin County Jail where he is being held pending formal charges from the state prosecuting attorney's office.

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