Lebanon man arrested for arson after fire at ex-girlfriend’s apartment

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LEBANON, Ind.  (September 25, 2015) – A man is under arrest for arson after a fire at a Lebanon apartment complex Thursday night.

Jonathan Jones is accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment. The fire caused damage to four units at the Parkview Apartments and displaced several families.

Firefighters got a call about a fire at the complex at around 11:15 p.m. Thursday.  The apartments, located in the 400 block of Longley Drive, now have extensive damage. The Red Cross is assisting the four families displaced by the fire.

Investigators worked throughout the night to figure out who set the fire at the apartments. The Lebanon Fire Department credits the work of the detectives and fire chief for the quick arrest in the case.

Jones faces a preliminary charge of arson. He’s in Boone County Jail.


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