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Milton Man Charged with Burning Home


MILTON - A Milton man was arrested today for setting his Admirals Road home on fire earlier this month.

Mark Stuart Meharg, 41, of 5796 Admirals Road, is charged with arson. Investigators with the Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations, booked Meharg into the Santa Rosa County Jail.

Investigators said Meharg set the fire in the master bedroom closet during an argument on May 6. Damage to the home was estimated at $2,000. No one was injured.

The Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations is a law enforcement branch of the Division of State Fire Marshal that assists other state and local fire and law enforcement agencies in the investigation of fires of suspicious origin. Anyone with information about this case or any incident of fire is asked to call 1-877-662-7766 (1-877-NOARSON) Information may also be mailed to The Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations, 3659 Maguire Blvd., Suite 151, Orlando, Florida, 32803.