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Deputies say man sets girlfriend’s home on fire after fight

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    MOBILE COUNTY, Alabama (WALA) — Mobile County deputies arrested a man accused of dousing his girlfriend’s home with gasoline and setting it on fire.

Investigators said Davey Trivett shoved his girlfriend to the ground during a fight early Sunday morning and she called 911. He took off before deputies arrived, but the sheriff’s office said he returned hours later with a gas can.

According to investigators, he poured gas all over the home and lit a fire.

The girlfriend was able to run away and called 911. When firefighters arrived, the home was already engulfed in flames.

Trivett was arrested and charged with first-degree arson, domestic violence, harassment, and theft of property.

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