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Tama County volunteer firefighter facing arson charges

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TAMA (KWWL) -

An 18-year-old volunteer firefighter in Tama is facing arson charges.

Sheriff Dennis Kucera says Justin Anderson faces seven counts of arson for allegedly setting fires in the county between March and May 2012.

Kucera says that while the fires were grass fires and in three vacant buildings, peoples lives are put at risk when dealing with any fire, especially fire fighters who may have to enter a burning building.

Anderson is the son of Tama Fire Chief Ron Anderson.

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