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Firefighters: Arson may have targeted man inside home

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Firefighters are investigating an arson fire, that may have targeted the man sleeping inside.

Fire investigators say the fire was set intentionally on the back porch door of the home in the 1300 block of East First Avenue about 4 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators said clothes were piled against the door and used to fuel the fire. John Faison was inside the home when it was set.

Investigators said there have been a number of other recent arson fires in this same East Albany area.

Faison was not injured.

If you have any information about this arson fire, call CrimeSTOPPERS at 436-TIPS or the Fire Department. You could earn a reward.

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