Police arrest man suspected of setting his home on fire

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MIDVALE, Utah (AP) — A man is suspected of setting his own house ablaze in November.

The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/1NXZHLG) Christopher Wendall Jensen was arrested Friday. Charges filed Dec. 4 against Jensen include aggravated arson.

Police say three officers and a Taser were needed to arrest Jensen, who was combative when authorities arrived.

Charging documents say Jensen dropped a flaming cardboard box next to curtains in his home's dining room on Nov. 11, then tossed pizza boxes on top of the fire.

Authorities say the damage was extensive.


Information from: Deseret News, http://www.deseretnews.com

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