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Men Accused Of Setting Fire Near Local Grocery Store

Reported: Mar. 8, 2014 11:23 AM EST
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ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy) - Two St. Albans men are charged with arson accused of setting a fire on the property of a local business.

According to a criminal complaint, dispatchers got a call about a possible structure fire behind the Kroger on MacCorkle Avenue in St. Albans.

When crews got on the scene, they say they found eight to ten boxes behind the store on fire. They also found beer cans in the area.

Store employees looked through the surveillance footage and saw 26-year-old Jameson Edwards and 33-year-old Daniel Ferrell in the video. Police later found them in front of the store. According to court documents, Ferrell admitted to police he and Edwards set the fire.

Both Ferrell and Edwards are currently in the South Central Regional Jail.



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