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Suspect arrested for arson after Missoula cabin caught fire

Posted: 8:40 PM, Feb 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-03 01:25:27-05

MISSOULA – A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with a cabin fire on US Highway 93 just south of Buckhouse Bridge shortly before 11 a.m.

Thomas Smith, 62, was arrested and charged with felony arson and criminal trespassing on Friday afternoon.

The Missoula County Sheriffs Office said after interviewing the suspect they connected him to several incidents that took place in the area around the same time.