Jackson residents face arson charges

July 18, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Authorities said a weekend house fire in Jackson was intentionally set.

WAPT-TV reports that firefighters responded to the fire on Shady Circle on Sunday about 2 a.m.

Nobody was injured in the blaze. Authorities arrested 39-year-old Ernest Day and 19-year-old Hezekiah Beach.

The fire department said Day and Beach were taken to the Raymond Detention Center to await their initial court appearance on arson charges.