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Man charged with arson after J.D. Bassett Furniture plant fire

December 01, 2011
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A man has been charged with the arson of the former J.D. Bassett Furniture plant.

Silas Samuel Crane, 34, of Bassett was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary and arson, both felonies.

The fire broke out in the early morning hours of Nov. 21.

Investigators learned about a potential suspect after the fire.

When they found him, he eventually confessed.

Police say Silas suffered what appeared to be electrical burns.

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