Arrest made in arson

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The state fire marshal announced Thursday it had arrested a Blount County man for setting fire to a home in Pinson last month.

In a news release to FOX6 News, Steve Holmes, Public Information Officer for the state Fire Marshal's office, said Eric Williams, 56, had been arrested in conneciton with an October 21 fire at the home of Eric and Sandra Williams on Woodhaven Blvd. in Pinson.

Investigators said Williams was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson, theft and reckless endangerment.

Williams was in the Blount County jail with a $252,500 bond.