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Kansas City man torches house after learning about eviction, police say

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Timothy Greenfield is charged with second-degree arson. (Jackson County Jail) Timothy Greenfield is charged with second-degree arson. (Jackson County Jail)
Bomb and arson detectives say he torched the home at Blue Ridge Cutoff near Leeds Road early Monday Morning. (Brett Hacker/KCTV5 News) Bomb and arson detectives say he torched the home at Blue Ridge Cutoff near Leeds Road early Monday Morning. (Brett Hacker/KCTV5 News)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Police say a Kansas City man who was getting evicted decided to set his rental house on fire.

Timothy Greenfield is charged with second-degree arson.

Bomb and arson detectives say he torched the home at Blue Ridge Cutoff near Leeds Road early Monday Morning.

Court documents state Greenfield planned to die in the burning house, but it got too hot so he crawled out.

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