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Worthington firefighters pull smoldering debris from a window of a burned house Saturday afternoon on Diagonal Road in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

Man arrested for arson

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WORTHINGTON -- A 58-year-old man was arrested for first-degree arson following a Saturday afternoon house fire.

The Worthington Fire Department responded to the fire at 3:10 pm. Saturday on Diagonal Road, according to Fire Chief Rick Von Holdt. There were two people in the home when the fire started in a bedroom. Firefighters were able to quickly get the blaze under control.


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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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