Homeowner Charged with Arson in Connection to Pike Road House Fire


House fire is under investigation in Bridlebrook Farms in Pike Road/Source: Alabama News Network

A man has been arrested in connection to Wednesday’s house fire in the Bridlebrook Farms community in Pike Road.

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42-year-old Justin Johns/Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility

According to the State Fire Marshal’s office, 42-year-old Justin Johns has been arrested and charged with second-degree arson.

The State Fire Marshal’s office also confirmed that Justin Johns is the homeowner of the residence.

Firefighters and deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home near Longwood Trail and Belser Boulevard just before 4:00 p.m Wednesday.

Capt. David Hughes with Pike Road Fire said firefighters were able to get it under control within 15 minutes.

No one was at home at the time of the incident.

Johns is booked in the Montgomery County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

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