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37-year-old man charged with arson and three counts of attempted murder after he reportedly set fire to a house after a family disturbance

Mount Pleasant, IOWA – Authorities say the 37-year-old suspect, James Seth Ollom, intentionally set fire to the inside of the residence after a family disturbance.

The 37-year-old suspect man is now charged with first-degree arson and three counts of attempted murder.

This incident occurred around 10:11 a.m. Sunday.

It happened in the 1800-grid of Cornell Drive. 

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, all occupants inside the residence when the fire was set were able to escape the residence with only minor injuries.

Officials said that the fire was started in the living room.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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