Photos: Suspected burglar sets Phoenix home on fire

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Firefighter treat a cat that was rescued from a house fire. (Source: Phoenix Fire Dept.) Firefighter treat a cat that was rescued from a house fire. (Source: Phoenix Fire Dept.)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A suspected burglar set a Phoenix home on fire early Friday morning, according to Capt. Reda Bigler with the Phoenix Fire Dept.

It happened at approximately 4 a.m. in a neighborhood near 7th Street and Thomas Road.

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Police took the burglary suspect into custody after he barricaded himself in a room inside that home and started a fire in that room.

Initially, it was an alarm that brought officers to the home.

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