Arson is suspected in a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon in Colerain Township.
At approximately 1:20 p.m. the Hamilton County Communications Center received a call for a reported structure fire in the detached garage of an abandoned house.
Upon arrival, Colerain fire units encountered a small fire inside the abandoned one car garage.
The fire was brought under control in approximately five minutes. There were no injuries reported.
Damage to the structure was minor and is estimated to be approximately $1,000.
Colerain investigators determined the fire to be intentionally set and a suspect has been identified and detained with the assistance of the Colerain Police Department. The suspect's name has not been released.
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