BUTLER (KDKA) — A man is in custody after allegedly breaking into a home and setting it on fire early Saturday morning.

According to Butler City Police, police and fire departments responded to a house fire on Broad Street just after 6:30 a.m.

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When they arrived, a witness claimed they had seen a man coming from the back of the house while it was on fire.

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Police identified the man as 24-year-old Victor Weltner. He smelled of smoke and had a cut to his left forearm.

An investigation found that Welter was intoxicated, broke into the home through a rear door and then set fire to the kitchen curtains.

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He is being charged with arson and burglary.