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Tampa man accused of setting Seffner house on fire

SEFFNER — A 29-year-old man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend's mother's home was arrested early Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.

Cort Allenbrand, of Tampa, set the back of the house at 6427 Black Dairy Road ablaze Tuesday night, officials said. A neighbor put out the fire with an extinguisher.

The home was occupied at the time of the incident, but no one was injured, fire rescue said.

Deputies arrested Allenbrand at 2213 Bodrick Circle. He faces a first degree arson charge.

Allenbrand was booked into the Hillsborough County jail, where he remained Wednesday morning without bail.

Tampa man accused of setting Seffner house on fire 01/09/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 1:40pm]
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