Beloit man arrested for hit-and-run sparking house fire

By  | 

BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) -- A 20-year-old Beloit man was arrested for crashing his car​ into a vacant house and causing a fire on Sunday.

Cameron Lee Flory was arrested on Sunday night for a hit-and-run, operating while revoked and operating without insurance. He was released from custody with court dates.

Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police said a car crashed into 3026 S. Riverside Dr. When police arrived, the vehicle and house were engulfed in flames. The fire department was on scene until 9 a.m.

Police said witnesses saw a man running from the area. Investigation into the vehicle registration led officers to Flory.

No one was injured in the fire, but damage estimates are $160,000.