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Officials: Video Shows Graves County Man Setting Truck On Fire

Posted at 6:05 AM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 06:06:24-04

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– A Western Kentucky man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly set a truck on fire.

It happened around 3 p.m. Thursday at a home on Kentucky 849.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the truck, protecting two nearby homes.

After investigating, officials found a video showing 37-year-old Mitchell Meyer using gasoline and a lighter to set the fire.

Investigators also say witnesses reported seeing Meyer throwing things into the fire.

Meyer was arrested and is facing multiple charges, including second-degree arson and third-degree criminal mischief.