Arson Attempts to Set Fire with Three Still Inside

    Ketchikan, AK (KINY) - A Ketchikan man was arrested for attempted arson on Saturday.

    State Trooper reports reveal that emergency officials responded to the 6300 block of S. Tongass Highway. There they found 40-year-old Robert Pickrell, who was inside the residence intoxicated, trying to set the home on fire by spreading gasoline.

    Three other people were in the home at the time.

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