MFR: Man sets fire to apartment twice, on purpose

David A. Collins
David A. Collins

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile Fire-Rescue have arrested and charged a man with arson after they said he set his apartment on fire not once, but twice.

David Collins, Jr., 24, was arrested after he confessed to setting the two separate fires.

The fires happened July 18 and 27 at Cabana Apartments, located on Michael Boulevard.

Authorities said the first fire caused minimal damage and firefighters were not called to the scene.

The second fire, officials said, caused an estimated $5,500 in damage.

No injuries were reported for either of the fires.

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