The Martinsville Fire and Police departments on Wednesday, January 31, responded at 1 a.m. to a reported structure fire at 1207 Hickory Street.
Upon arrival, police officers found the home fully involved, and then assisted the Martinsville Fire Marshal Andy Powers with traffic control and investigating the cause of the fire.
Evidence was collected at the scene, according to a release from the city. The police department and Powers processed the scene and investigated the incident.
Cameron Deandre Johns, 21, of Martinsville, was charged with arson in connection with the blaze.
He is being held with no bond in the Martinsville City Jail.
The case remains under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call Powers at (276) 403-5325.