U.S. Marshals arrest Mason St. arson suspect in Phenix City

(WXTX) - U.S Marshals have arrested Eric Lamar Person, 25, suspect for the Mason St. arson fire that occurred in Columbus, Ga. on Jan. 17.

Person was arrested in Phenix City, and charged with multiple counts of Aggravated Assault and Arson associated with the fire.

Eleven people were inside the home when the fire started at 2062 Mason St. at around 10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. A young child who was hiding under the blankets had to be rescued by firefighters and EMTS.

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