Kingston man charged with arson after series of fires in last year

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KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — A Kingston man is charged after police say he deliberately set approximately 12 fires in the last year in the borough.

According to the Kingston Municipal Police Department, a fire marshal determined that the cause of a fire on December 2nd on South Landon Avenue was incendiary.

Through investigative means, 60-year-old Mark Mott was identified as the person who has been setting small rubbish fires in Kingston Borough.

Mott was taken into custody in lieu of $100,000 straight cash bail and charged with arson, arson endangering property, recklessly endangering another person and dangerous burning.

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