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Clinton man accused of setting own house on fire

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - A Clinton man accused of setting fire to his own house faces several charges, including first-degree arson.

Officials were called to Patrick King's home yesterday on a report of a man trying to start a fire. Firefighters found a small fire in a back bedroom.

Police say King fought with officers who entered the house, and they used to Taser to subdue him.

King is also charged with assault on an officer with injury and interference with official acts with injury.

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