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Man charged in Douglas arson

Richard Davis, charged with arson in Douglas
Richard Davis, charged with arson in Douglas(Coffee Co. Jail)
Published: Sep. 2, 2021 at 4:23 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 3, 2021 at 4:38 PM EDT
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DOUGLAS, Ga. (WALB) - A man has been charged in connection to a Douglas arson, according to the Office of Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire.

Richard Darrin Davis, 56, was charged in connection to an Aug. 21 fire that damaged a 20-year-old mobile home. He was charged with first-degree arson.

The fire happened on Warren Carter Road.

The fire damaged a 20-year-old mobile home on Warren Carter Road.
The fire damaged a 20-year-old mobile home on Warren Carter Road.(Office of Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire)

“The occupant called emergency services after noticing a fire on her rear porch,” said John King, the insurance and safety fire commissioner. “Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set.”

Davis is being held in the Coffee County Jail.

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