Putnam County man accused of burglarizing, setting home on fire


    West Virginia fire marshals say Denver Jordan, 26, of Hometown is charged with first-degree arson and nighttime burglary in connection with an early morning Feb. fire at a Fifth Avenue home in Hometown. (West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office)<p>{/p}

    A Putnam County man is charged after he was accused of intentionally burglarizing and setting fire to a home, state fire marshals said.

    Denver Jordan, 26, of Hometown is charged with first-degree arson and nighttime burglary in connection with an early morning Feb. 5 fire at a Fifth Avenue home in Hometown, according to news release Thursday from the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office.

    The home was not occupied at the time of the fire.

    Fire marshals said Jordan was arrested Wednesday and arraigned in Putnam County Magistrate Court.

    Jordan is currently being held in the Western Regional Jail on a $30,000 cash only bond.

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