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2 arrested in Bastrop on arson charges

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A house fire on Thursday led to the arrest of two men.

Morehouse Parish Sheriff Officials, Bastrop Fire Department, and the state Fire Marshals Office arrested Maurice Robins and George Hobbs.

Both Hobbs and Robinson confessed to setting a house located at 15351 Oklahoma Street, just outside of Bastrop.

The men said that Leonard Moore, the homeowner, asked the men to set the fire. Moore is serving time in the Department of Corrections for drug charges.

Officials in Morehouse Parish are continuing their investigations. Additional arrests are expected.

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