Durham man charged with arson after house fire displaces four

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A man has been charged with arson after a house fire broke out in Durham overnight.

Deputy Fire Chief Chris Iannuzzi said firefighters went to 3519 Guess Road around 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

Officials said the fire damage displaced four residents but the owner of the building is providing accommodations for three of the displaced.

One of the residents, 36-year-old Christopher McKinney, was charged with four counts of first-degree arson and one count of burning personal property.

He was placed in Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

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