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Jackson apartment torched

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An arson suspect is behind bars, charged with setting an overnight fire at "The Crossing" apartment complex on Ridgewood Road, in Jackson.

Twenty-five year-old Brennan Casey Lewis was arrested shortly after the fire. He is being held in the Hinds County Detention center in Raymond.

Fire investigators say one person escaped without injury when the smoke alarm went off. But a cat and two python snakes died after the fire broke out around 1:30 Wednesday morning.

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