• Man accused of setting Kannapolis home on fire while 2 were inside

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    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - A man is accused of setting a mobile home on fire while two people were home.

    Kannapolis police arrested Marvin Johnson, 55, Wednesday on a first-degree arson charge.


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    The home on Rosemont Avenue was completely destroyed after it was set on fire at about 3 a.m., officials said.

    One person inside the home was treated at a hospital and released. The other occupant was taken to Wake Forest Baptist for evaluation and treatment.

    Johnson is in jail on $100,000 bail.


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