State police detain person in Exeter storage unit fire

A fire broke out in a storage facility in Exeter, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (WJAR)

Rhode Island State Police say they have someone in custody in connection with a fire early Friday morning in Exeter.

The fire started in a car outside several storage units in the 500 block of South County Trail.

The fire chief said the suspicious fire did some extensive damage to those storage units.

The fire started just before 4:30 am and was under control quickly.

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