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One suspect in string of arson fires going to jail

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Bloomer (WQOW) - One of the suspects in a string of arson fires in the Bloomer area is going to jail.

Cody Burgess was sentenced Friday to four months in jail. That's in addition to the five months he spent in jail after he was arrested.

Six fires broke out in Bloomer last august, including one at a city-owned shed and three at businesses. Burgess pleaded no contest Friday to attempted arson and burglary.  He was ordered to pay for the damage.  Several other suspects in some of the fires are still awaiting trial.

 

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