A fire that caused an estimated $25,000 in damage to an apartment in Gaston County on Sunday morning was likely set intentionally, according to the Fire Department.
The occupants of the second-story apartment in the 800 block of Barkley Street in Gastonia were not at home when the fire broke out about 6:30 a.m., the Gastonia Fire Department reported.
No other units were damaged.
The Gastonia Fire Department was investigating. Call 704-861-8000 if you have information about the fire.
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Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms