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2 charged in Danville house fire

DANVILLE — Two people were charged Thursday night in connection with setting an empty house on fire, Danville police said.

Kenneth Norman, 21, of Danville and a 15-year-old boy were taken into custody after police were told that two young men were seen running from the fire at 1038 Duncan Court. Officers then detained the two nearby.

Norman also was charged with first-degree arson, alcohol intoxication, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. The juvenile was charged with complicity to first-degree arson.

The fire was reported at 9:13 p.m. Thursday.