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Man charged with arson in laundry basket fire at a Lexington hospital

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man has been charged after investigators say he set a fire at a hospital.

Lexington firefighters say Gary Grimes, 32, is now in jail, facing an arson charge.

They say Grimes started a fire at Eastern State Hospital Tuesday night.

Firefighters kept the fire from spreading beyond a laundry basket.

We're told no one was injured.


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