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Teen accused of trying to burn down mother's Cedar Rapids home

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Police arrest an Iowa teen accused of trying to burn down his mother's home.  Authorities responding to the fire in the 1300 block of 21st Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids.

Crews found scorch marks on the detached garage, as well as road flares and ignitable liquid next to it.  The homeowner telling officers she believes her son may have been involved in the fire.  

Police then interviewed her son, 18-year-old Kyle Netolicky, who was staying next door.  He was arrested shortly after on charges of Second-Degree Arson and Interference with Official Acts.

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