Fire Ruled Arson

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CARBONDALE — A fire earlier this month in Carbondale has been ruled a case of arson.

The fire happened shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. State police say someone lit a small fire in a closet inside an abandoned house on Garfield Avenue.

A neighbor heard the smoke alarms going off and called 911.

State police in Lackawanna County say the house in Carbondale did not sustain much damage.