DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) Danville police arrested a man for an arson that caused thousands of dollars of damage.
The fire started around 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday in the 900 block of Colquhoun Street.
A Danville resident told police he discovered his property was on fire and the suspect had left the scene.
No one was hurt.
The damage is estimated around $20,000.
Police arrested John Lee Petty, 57, of Danville, and charged him with arson. Petty is being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.