Second Man Charged in Detroit Fire that Hurt 7

By: AP
By: AP

DETROIT (AP) -- A second man has been charged with arson in a blaze and building collapse that injured seven firefighters.

The U.S. attorney's office announced Friday that a federal grand jury a day earlier indicted 41-year-old Calvin Jones of Detroit. He was ordered held until a detention hearing, which was scheduled for Tuesday.

If convicted, he faces 7 to 40 years in prison.

An e-mail message seeking comment was sent Friday night to a public defender listed in court records as Jones' lawyer.

Samson Wright earlier was charged with arson. The Aug. 13 fire destroyed a two-story commercial building on Detroit's east side. Firefighters were hurt when bricks and debris fell on them.


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