Suspect arrested for fire at Independence Mall
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police arrest a suspect after they say a fire was intentionally set at Independence Mall.
Police arrested William Peacock, 48, who they say started the fire at Belk that caused it to be closed Saturday afternoon.
Peacock is charged with burning personal property and is being held on a one-thousand dollar secured bond.
Fire investigators say the fire was set in a trash compactor. Multiple fire crews responded to the scene.
There were no injuries.
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