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Gillette man charged with first-degree arson

GILLETTE (WNE) — A man accused of setting his trailer on fire and covering himself in bleach has been charged in circuit court with first-degree arson.

Andrew L. Boyer, 34, was charged Sept. 8 and his preliminary hearing in circuit court is scheduled for Dec. 14.

The incident began about 10 a.m. Aug. 2, when a trailer fire was reported in the 1600 block of Echeta Drive, where responders found Boyer’s trailer full of smoke.

Neighbors in a nearby lot told officers that Boyer had stopped by their home earlier asking to borrow a lighter.They saw him wal...