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Milford man accused of setting his own house on fire

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Police arrested 35-year-old Douglas MacDonald after an investigation into what sparked a fire at his home on South Wind Lane in December. (WFSB) Police arrested 35-year-old Douglas MacDonald after an investigation into what sparked a fire at his home on South Wind Lane in December. (WFSB)
MILFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A Milford man is facing charges after being accused of setting his house on fire.

Police arrested 35-year-old Douglas MacDonald after an investigation into what sparked a fire at his home on South Wind Lane in December.

MacDonald reportedly intentionally set the fire by leaving a gas stove turned on and a candle unattended.

He is facing first-degree arson and reckless endangerment charges and will head to court next month.

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