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A Cambridge man faces charges of arson and endangering human life after a fire broke out in a garbage can at the front entrance of Cambridge Memorial Hospital early Monday morning.

A Cambridge man has been charged with arson after a fire at the front entrance of Cambridge Memorial Hospital early Monday morning. 

Emergency crews were called to the hospital at about 2 a.m. after reports of a fire in a garbage can at the hospital's front entrance. 

The fire then spread to a nearby bench and the roof. 

No-one was hurt and the damage is estimated at $25,000. 

Police said in additional to the arson charges, the man faces charges of endangering human life.