PETAL, Miss. (AP) - Petal Fire Department investigators have arrested a 29-year-old man on an arson of a dwelling charge.
The Hattiesburg American reports (http://hatne.ws/ZfsYbS ) Aquialius Antwane Dixon of Petal was booked into the Forrest County Jail on Thursday. He is held on a $50,000 bond.
Fire Investigator Marion Sims says the Nov. 10 fire damaged a home that Dixon was renting.
Sims said the investigation surrounding the fire is still ongoing.
He says his accelerant-detecting K9, Dazzy, assisted with the investigation leading to Dixon's arrest.
It was unclear whether Sims has an attorney.
Information from: The Hattiesburg American, http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com
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