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September 17, 2007

Albany --  A Leesburg man is wanted for setting fire to a house where his wife was staying. Thirty-four-year-old Paul Purvis is charged with torching a house in the 600 block of West 3rd Avenue.

His wife, Christine Purvis was living there. Arson investigators say Purvis set fire to a sofa.

There are three apartments in this home, and the neighbor in one of the other apartments heard the fire being set and called 911. No one was hurt.

Investigators say Purvis plans to turn himself in.

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