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Arson suspected in fire on Smith Circle

Smith Circle home: Arson fire suspected

Nov. 11. A fire at a single-family home on Smith Circle late Wednesday night was intentionally started, according to Cornelius Police. A Cornelius Police officer was on routine patrol at 11:50 pm when he noticed a house and vehicle on fire.

The officer helped the residents and their two small children get out of the house located at 19627 Smith Circle.

Cornelius Police have a possible suspect in the case but the investigation is still on going.

If you were in the area of Smith Circle, Nannie Potts Lane, or Statesville Road/Hwy. 21 around 11:45 p.m. and noticed any suspicious person, vehicle, or activity, Cornelius Police at 704-892-7773 or North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-896-7867.

You can remain anonymous.