Man accused of arson after fire

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Carbondale Times

A Carbondale man faces a felony charge of aggravated arson after he burned down his residence Monday morning.

Police arrested Kurtis J. Weiss, 27, after the Carbondale Fire Department initially responded to a large structure fire at a house located at 203 N. Springer St.

Officers learned that Weiss allegedly ignited an item that subsequently engulfed the residence in fire. No injuries were reported.

Weiss was taken to the Jackson County Jail and is due in court for a preliminary hearing July 14.