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Man sets fire inside grandparents home

Thomas D. Smart (Source: LMDC) Thomas D. Smart (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A family disagreement led to the arrest of a Pleasure Ridge Park area man after he caused a large amount of damage to the home of a relative.

According to Louisville Metro Police, Thomas D. Smart, 18, was at the home of his grandparents on August 16 when he had a dispute over the phone with his uncle. After the phone call, Smart went on a "rampage" inside the home.

The report states Smart flipped over furniture, punched holes in the wall and set fire to the kitchen floor as he tried to burn pictures of his uncle.

Smart was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of arson, wanton endangerment, and criminal mischief.

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