Student charged following dorm fire

An Eastern Kentucky University student has been arrested and has been accused of setting fire to his dorm.

19-year old Samuel Stephen McFarland of Williamsburg faces arson and criminal mischief charges for two fires set early yesterday morning in Commonwealth Hall, the damage was minor but students living there had to evacuate and weren't allowed back in for several hours.

McFarland is in the Madison County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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