Man arrested after multiple fires set at Ft. Pierce motel

FORT PIERCE, FL (WFLX) - A small fire at a Fort Pierce motel has landed a local man behind bars.

Police say Robert Powers intentionally lit a set of bushes on fire at the Days Inn Motel on U.S. 1.

Two other fires were also reported at the motel about the same time: one inside a vacant room and the other just outside.

Investigators have not confirmed if Powers was responsible for those fires.

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