- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) - The state fire marshal’s office says a Maine man has been arrested on charges he allegedly set fire to his neighbor’s mobile home.

Forty-two-year-old Timothy Barbeau, of Rockland, was charged Tuesday with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated attempted murder. He remains held at Knox County Jail. It wasn’t immediately known if he has an attorney and a phone number couldn’t be found for him.

Authorities responded to a fire at the Rockland home around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Three people were inside at the time of the fire but no injuries were reported.

Investigators say a neighbor tackled Barbeau and held him until police arrived. They say gasoline was used to start the fire, which caused minor damage to the home.

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