- Associated Press - Sunday, April 27, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - A Whitfield County, Ga. firefighter has been arrested and charged with arson for setting fire to his Dalton home.

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ office announced the arrest Friday.

Forty-year-old Matthew Gibson is accused of causing more than $130,000 in damage to the home. It was not clear if he has an attorney.

Bond was set at $1,000. According to the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Department, Gibson was not at the county jail on Saturday.

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