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Lawton man charged with arson

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LAWTON, Ok (RNN Texoma) -

A Lawton man is now charged with arson after police say he started a fire in a Lawton store last month.

Police say 20-year-old Thompson Williams is the man who was caught on surveillance video setting a fire inside the Dollar Tree on 2nd street on July 15th.

They say his arson attempt failed because an employee using a fire extinguisher and the store's sprinkler system put out the flames.

Williams is charged with fourth degree arson, and is set to appear in court in October.

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