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Couple charged with arson after starting fire in their garage

Posted at 2:59 PM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 17:59:53-04

A couple is facing arson charges after starting a fire in their garage Sunday night.

Las Vegas firefighters arrived at the home near Charleston Boulevard and Durango Drive around 6:45 p.m. They extinguished a pile of burning trash inside the garage within a minute. Damage was estimated at $10,000. No injuries were reported.

Arson Investigators spoke with both individuals living in the home, 53-year-old Colleen Wyse and 71-year-old Lawrence Camalleri, and arrested them on arson charges after their conversation.

Because the incident is under investigation, details about how or why the fire occurred are not being released.