Man arrested on arson, terrorizing charges

Man arrested on arson, terrorizing charges
Photo provided by East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

POSTED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:35pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:49pm

A man was arrested on arson charges after starting a fire on a doorstep.

Fire Investigators from the Baton Rouge Fire Department arrested Eric D. Dickerson in connection with a fire that occurred on Lorraine St during the early morning hours of August 21. 

Baton Rouge firefighters were called to a residence for a reported house fire. Upon arrival, they discovered a small fire at the front door of the home. 

Three people were inside the home and escaped unharmed. The fire was quickly extinguished and Investigators were called.

Investigators were able to connect Dickerson to the fire. He was charged with Aggravated Arson, Terrorizing and Violation of a Protective Order.

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