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Man arrested for starting dumpster fire

4 years 1 month 1 week ago Tuesday, December 13 2016 Dec 13, 2016 December 13, 2016 9:17 AM December 13, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department has reported the arrest of one man that started a dumpster fire in the Sherwood Forest, Coursey Boulevard area.

On Dec. 3 around 11 p.m. BRFD responded to multiple dumpster fires. Later BRFD received a report of a man seen responsible for the fires in the 12000 block of Coursey Boulevard. While investigators were patrolling an apartment complex on Seigen Lane, the suspect was found and arrested.

He was booked on one count of simple arson, however more charges could be possible as there will be further investigation into the other dumpster fires.

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