Athens man arrested for setting fire during drought

Thomas Wallace arrested for setting fire during drought
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 3:19 PM CST
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LIMESTONE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - An Athens man has been arrested for setting a fire during a drought.

According to court documents, Thomas Hamilton flicked a cigarette into a burn pile with cardboard and a car tire near Cross Key Rd. and AL. Hwy. 127.

Hamilton is set to be arraigned on Jan. 23, 2024.

This story will be updated once there is more information.

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