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OPSO investigating possible arson

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SWARTZ, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that Ouachita Parish Sheriff deputies are on the scene investigating a possible arson.

Officials say that a man was evicted from a mobile home residence this morning.  Shortly after his eviction, the mobile home went up in flames.  OPSO officials say that the man is in custody and is being questioned.  Officials say the man claims that the fire started while he was cooking.

The incident has occurred near the Swartz-Fairbanks Road and the town's post office.

We'll have more as this story develops.
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