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Man arrested for arson following fire near Hot Springs

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 11:40:46-04

POLSON — A man is facing arson charges in connection with a Wednesday afternoon fire near Hot Springs.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says Dennis D. Larson, 63, of Hot Springs has been booked into the Lake County Jail and on a charge of felony negligent arson.

The Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department called in mutual aid from several departments due to a large fire that was burning at Wild Horse Hot Springs.

Sheriff Bell says an investigation by deputies in coordination with Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department led to Larson's arrest.