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Nash Volunteer Firefighter Charged With Arson

Posted January 27, 2006

— A Nash County volunteer firefighter is accused of allegedly setting a fire himself.

Jeremy Hicks, 19, is charged with second-degree arson for staring a fire at a vacant mobile home on West Mount Road on Jan. 21.

Authorities say the trailer was damaged. No one was injured.

Hicks, a volunteer firefighter with the West Mount Volunteer Fire Department, was released into his father's custody on a signed promise to return for court.

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