TBI charges Hardin County man with aggravated arson

Jason West

Fire investigators from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Hardin County man in connection with a fire at a residence in Counce, in which two individuals were inside.
According to a statement Thursday from the TBI, its agents began investigating the fire in the 900 block of Damron Loop on Wednesday, shortly after firefighters responded to the scene.
During the course of the investigation, agents developed information leading to Jason West, 41 as the individual responsible for the fire. No injuries were reported.
Later that same day, deputies with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department arrested West. Agents charged him with two counts of aggravated arson.
West was booked into the Hardin County jail. His bond will be set at his first court appearance.

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  1. Michael lucas on March 20, 2020 at 10:21 pm

    I was burnt on my leg and hand putting out the fire in my home I have no ins my home needs a lot of work dont know how I’m going to repair it

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