Quincy man charged with aggravated arson

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QUINCY - Western Illinois authorities say a Quincy man is facing charges for allegedly setting a fire in an apartment building.

Adams County prosecutors say Braden Barnes, 21, has been charged with aggravated arson in connection with the November 2014 fire.  Authorities say Barnes allegedly set a fire intentionally inside an apartment building that housed five units.  Of the five, three units were occupied at the time of the fire.

Authorities say the residents evacuated the building, and that no one was harmed.  Barnes is due back in court Friday.
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