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Man Sets Maryland Hotel Room On Fire, Causing $750K In Damages



A man was arrested for setting a room on fire at a Super Eight Motel in California, Maryland, following a disturbance. Deputies found him attempting to start a fire after responding to a 911 call about occupants causing trouble.

The motel was evacuated, and firefighters arrived to find fire and multiple injuries from people jumping from the third floor. 64-year-old Anthony Cleaver Mason was taken into custody. One woman was hospitalized, and her child was released to family.

Deputy State Fire Marshals attributed $750,000 in damages to Mason, who faces charges including arson and reckless endangerment, and is held without bond.

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