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Homeowner faces arson charges in Atlantic fire

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ATLANTIC (KWWL)--  A homeowner faces arson charges after a fire at his Atlantic home Sunday.

Fire crews were called to 307 E. 6th Street Sunday morning around 6:05 a.m. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says 34-year-old Francis Jackson, Jr., was home at the time of the fire, but got out without being injury. Tuesday, he was arrested and charged with one count of 2nd Degree Arson in connection with the fire.

The case is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal Division, the Atlantic Police Department and the Atlantic Fire Department.

 

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