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Man arrested for setting fire to mom's home

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson man is arrested after setting multiple fires inside his mother's home.

Jackson Fire Department Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis says the incident happened Friday afternoon at 733 Eastview Street.

Lee Eric Evans, 21, is charged with arson.

Travis says Evans and his mother got into an argument, then Evans set several fires inside the home.

The blazes were quickly extinguished and the house did not suffer any major damage.

Evans was arrested shortly after the firefighters brought the situation under control.

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