Revere house fire under investigation

Posted: 09/22/13 at 6:40 pm EDT      Last Updated: 09/24/13 at 5:28 am EDT

REVERE, Mass. (WHDH) -- A Revere man was charged with attempted murder after investigators said he intentionally burned down his house with his wife inside.

The fire, which occurred Sunday afternoon, was reportedly started by the 40-year-old while his wife was inside the couple’s bathroom.

The man was also accused of lying to police at the scene of the fire. He is being held on $50,000 bail.

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