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Man catches abandoned home on fire; cited for illegal burn

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CHARLESTON, WV -

A man was cited for an illegal burn, causing a fire to an abandoned house, in Kanawha County, WV.

According to dispatchers, it happened shortly after 2 p.m. in the area of 32 Adkins Lane in London.

Firefighters at the scene told 13 News that a man was burning yard waste and while he was burning it, the embers caught the abandoned house on fire next door.

No one was injured.

The man was be cited for burning brush during non-burn hours.

The time for legal burning is between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.