Webster Co. Man Charged with Arson After House Fire

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Tommy R. Branson

Tommy R. Branson

SEBREE, Ky. (AP) -- A western Kentucky man has been charged with second-degree arson after a house fire in Sebree.

Kentucky State Police say 60-year-old Tommy R. Branson was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Trooper Stu Recke says investigators got a warrant for Branson's arrest related to a fire at a home Tuesday night. Recke did not say what led investigators to Branson.

Police say no injuries were reported in the blaze.

Branson was being held in the Webster County Detention Center. Jail records did not list an attorney.

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