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Man wanted in possible arson of Reston home

Updated at 5:10 p.m. — Patrick Aylas, the suspect in Thursday’s alleged arson incident, has been taken into custody, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department says.

Earlier: Local police are looking for a Reston man wanted in connection with a Thursday morning fire on Shadbush Court.

Patrick Aylas, 54, is wanted in connection with the ongoing arson investigation.

Fire crews arrived on the 11500 block of Shadbush Court at around 4:15 a.m. yesterday to find a single-family home fully engulfed in flames, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.

Fire investigators quickly determined the cause of the fire was arson. No injuries were reported.

According to authorities, the police department is “actively searching” for the man.

“Call 911 with info and do not approach,” the department tweeted.

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