Suspect charged with arson in Delaware apartment complex fire

- BEAR, Del. (AP/WTXF) - Investigators say a fire that destroyed a Delaware apartment building was deliberately set.

State fire marshal deputies said a suspect has been arrested and charged with first-degree arson and three counts of reckless endangering. They identified the suspect as 37-year-old Teresa Iocco of Bear.

Iocco was awaiting arraignment late Sunday in the Justice of the Peace Magistrate Court.

The blaze reported in Bear shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday engulfed the three-story building and caused more than $1 million in damage. There were no reported injuries.

Building management at the Fox Run Apartment complex was working on relocating residents. It was not immediately clear how many residents were displaced. A total of 24 apartment units were damaged, with half deemed uninhabitable.

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