Man arrested for allegedly setting fire to five structures

Keith Tew; Source: Columbus Police Department
Keith Tew; Source: Columbus Police Department

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Columbus Fire Department is investigating a series of arsons in the Historic District. Several buildings were set on fire Tuesday night.

The blazes occurred at 411 First Ave at Indoor Solutions, 101 4th street at  Lil Kim's Cove, 414 First Ave and 420 First Ave apartments A and B were also set fire.  

Officials say there was slight damage to all the buildings.

Authorities arrested a man, Keith Tew, who was still on the scene when fire trucks arrived.

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