Man arrested in connection with apartment fire - - Jackson, MS

Man arrested in connection with apartment fire

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The Jackson Fire Department's Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis said a man has been arrested in connection to an apartment fire that occurred on Saturday night.

Travis said 25-year-old Michael Williams is charged with arson.

Officials said Williams started a fire around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westwood Apartments, located at 3150 Robinson Street. 

Chief Travis said the fire started in a kitchen, but firefighters were able to contain it to that one unit. 

Investigators said this is not the first time Williams has set a fire at the apartment.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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