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Waco man charged with setting fire to local school barn

WACO (AP) - A 25-year-old Texas man is facing an arson charge after being accused of setting fire to a school district's barn.

The barn was owned by the Midway Independent School District in Waco.

Video footage of the fire and a tip led authorities to arrest Trenton Ortner.

He was being held Sunday in the Bell County Jail on a $75,000 bond. Officials say Ortner would eventually be transferred to the McLennan County Jail in Waco.

Jail records did not list an attorney for Ortner, who is from Waco.

Hewitt police and State Fire Marshal's Office investigators determined the fire was intentionally set.

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