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Man accused of torching his own home

Monroe County---A man is arrested for apparently setting fire to his own home.  

The fire started around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning at a residence on Flat Mountain Road near Alderson in Monroe County. When firefighters arrived on scene, they tell us the man inside ran out saying it was a suicide attempt.  

West Virginia State Police arrested Roger Burns, 59, on the charge of first degree arson. Burns is being held in Southern Regional Jail on a $10,000 bond.

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