After house fire, North Augusta man arrested, jailed for arson

Wednesday, April 6, 2013 / Midday

NORTH AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Donald Ginn of North Augusta is behind bars after a house fire on Thurmond Street, a cross street of Seymour Drive, in North Augusta Wednesday. He's been charged with 3rd Degree Arson.

The fire started just before noon. The North Augusta Department of Public Safety saved most of the house, but there was a portion totally destroyed.

Public Safety officers picked up Ginn a distance from the scene and transported him to the Aiken County Detention Center.

During the blaze, Belvedere Fire Department and Beech Island Fire Department were called in for mutual aid.

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