Man arrested in connection to burglary and fire at Marshfield business

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MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WEAU)-- A 19-year-old man is arrested after officers say he tried to start a building on fire in Marshfield.

Marshfield Police responded to an alarm at Avalon on Forth, just after 1 a.m. Tuesday. When officers got there, they saw the man trying to crawl out of the business through a window.

Police believe the man tried to start items in the business on fire. The fire department and police evacuated the two apartments above the business. No one was hurt.

Police say the man surrendered at the scene and was taken to the Wood County jail. His name hasn't been released.

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