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Fire Chief: 'Ghosts' prompt man to set fire to house

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Apr 04 2014 11:44:48 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 04 2014 05:43:08 PM CDT
ANDERSON, Calif. -

An Anderson man was arrested for arson Friday morning after firefighters said he admitted to setting fire to the house where he was living.  The suspect reportedly told firefighters he started the fire because there were ghosts in the home.

CALFIRE and Cottonwood Fire District responded just before 8 a.m. Friday to a home in the 21000 thousand block of Lone Tree Road near Balls Ferry Road.

Firefighters said the resident of the home Lom Lotakoon admitted he set the fire due to ghosts in the residence.  Lotakoon had been living in the home which is owned by his sister.

Lotakoon was arrested for arson.

Stay with KRCR News Channel 7 for updates.