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Home destroyed by fire, homeowner arrested in Monroe County

Crews were called to Haney Road near Stroudsburg around 3:30 p.m.

STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A house in the Poconos is destroyed after a fire, and Newswatch 16 was on the scene as the homeowner was arrested.

Crews were called to Haney Road near Stroudsburg around 3:30 p.m.

When they arrived, the home was fully ablaze.

Officers on the scene began questioning the homeowner, who they say became belligerent and started a fight.

The fight left him shirtless as he was led away and placed under arrest.

Credit: WNEP

A fire marshall will be called in to determine the official cause of the destructive blaze, but it is considered suspicious.

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