Arson suspect is volunteer firefighter

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POTTERVILLE, Mich. (WILX) -- A Dimondale man accused of setting a car on fire in Potterville is a firefighter.

The Eaton County undersheriff confirms to News 10 that Kyle Demars served as a volunteer firefighter with the Potterville Fire Department.

Deputies say he set a fire underneath a vehicle in the parking lot of the Masonic Temple in Potterville on Monday.

Demars is charged with fourth-degree arson.

We reached out to the Potterville Fire Department to see if Demars is still a volunteer there but we haven't heard back from them as of Friday evening.

We will let you know when we hear back.