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Columbus investigators looking for arsonist

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - Columbus investigators have released an archived photo of a man wanted for arson.

Eric Lamar Person is wanted in connection with a house fire that happened Friday, January 17 at 10 p.m. at 2062 Mason Street, Chief Ricky Shores of the Columbus Fire Department says. A child was rescued from the home by first responders.

"The fire has been determined to be an act of Arson," investigators say in a news release sent to WRBL News 3.

Person is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall with brown hair.

Anyone with information related to Person's whereabouts is asked to call authorities at 706-653-3400.

James Brierton

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