Man charged with Raleigh apartment fire that displaces 30

Anthony Ridley (WTVD photo)

RALEIGH (AP) - A Raleigh man has been arrested and charged with an apartment fire that occurred in the building where he lived.

Police told local media outlets that 34-year-old Anthony Ridley is charged with the fire that destroyed six apartments and damaged another dozen units Thursday night.

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Raleigh Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Coppage says about 29 people were displayed from the three-story building.

No injuries have been reported.

It took firefighters nearly an hour to control the blaze.

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