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Hagar Township man arrested for allegedly setting fire to his own home

MSP 09132020
Posted at 5:10 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 17:10:29-05

HAGAR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — State police have arrested a man accused of setting fire to his own residence today, according to Lt. DuWayne Robinson.

Robinson says Michigan State Police were dispatched in response to a house fire on Chabot Road shortly after noon.

We’re told that a 48-year-old male set fire to the home after a domestic argument that took place Monday evening.

Police tell us the man was arrested in Van Buren County not long after, adding that he is facing charges for first-degree arson.

The fire is still under investigation.

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