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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah electrician accused of setting a downtown Salt Lake City apartment complex fire that caused $6 million in damage has pleaded not guilty to federal arson charges.

Court records show that 34-year-old Dustin Bowman of Bountiful entered the plea Thursday in a federal court in Salt Lake City. His trial has been set to begin on May 12.

Bowman is accused of setting a blaze on Feb. 9 that decimated the unfinished apartment complex. Flames from the nighttime fire could be seen for miles and drew hundreds of onlookers. Nobody was inside the building, and no one was hurt.

Prosecutors say Bowman has been addicted to the drug spice and has failed t to appear in court on other drug-related charges.

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