Affidavit: Man admits to setting fire out of revenge

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) – An Evansville man has been arrested and charged with arson after authorities say he set a fire at a utility trailer.

On September 20, a woman called 911 to report a fire in the 100 block of Third Ave.

Two people were inside the trailer at the time and opened the door to a large fire.

Police say the fire had been set near a propane tank and gas filled generator.

Police say surveillance video implicated 27-year-old Misael Colon in the crime.

Police say he admitted to setting the fire out of revenge.

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(This story was originally published on September 26, 2020)

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