Arson suspect arrested for North Columbia house fire

  • Source: WOLO-TV ABC Columbia
  • Published: 07/09/2018 06:38 PM

Columbia Police have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with an intentionally set fire that occurred in North Columbia. The fire happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. on May 5 at 3517 Beaumont Avenue. According to a news release sent Monday (7/9), Michael McClellan is accused of breaking into the vacant home and intentionally setting multiple fires causing approximately $20,000 in structural damage and $3,000 in damage to the contents. Multiple state and federal agencies, including the ATF, were investigating the fire.


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