Man arrested for suspicious fire in North Fargo

The fire happened in the 1300 block of University Drive North
Jacob Metcalf

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A suspect is arrested in connection to a suspicious fire involving leaves in Fargo.

The fire happened shortly after 11:30 last night in the 1300 block of University Drive North.

Twenty-nine-year-old Jacob Metcalf of Fargo was hiding while police were investigating the fire.

His vehicle and keys were found nearby.

When he returned to the scene, he was arrested for one count of arson.

Metcalf was also wanted for questioning in another fire case.

Two other fires nearby are being investigated but no arrests or citations have been made for them.

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