Man charged with arson after American Furniture blaze

Man charged with arson after American Furniture blaze

Posted: Feb. 15, 2019 7:23 PM
Updated: Feb. 15, 2019 7:23 PM

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a man is behind bars and facing 3 counts of arson after setting the american furniture plant on fire according to deputies in ponotoc county. wtva's erin wilson joins us with the details. according to deputies yesterday after losing his job at the delta furniture store the man identified as jason doss set multiple fires causing the american furniture plant 2 to go up in flames. according to deputies jason doss had been drinking on the job and was fired around noon yesterday. that's when he came to american furniture to apply. surveillance video did catch doss bending down using a lighter to set the fire. 1 of the 3 fires he attempted to set went out but the other two pieces of furniture burst into flames. according to sheriff mask his bond has been set at one hundred thousand dollars. coming up at 6 deputies tell us doss confessed to setting the plant on fire and also issued and apology to someone after. we'll have that coming up tonight at 6. the lee county school district is
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