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Associated Press, Published September 21 2012

North Dakota firefighter sentenced for arson

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Belcourt man who was a member of the town's Rural Fire Department has been sentenced for arson.

Joseph Morin, 37, was accused of trying to burn down his former residence where his wife and children lived.

U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon says Morin pleaded guilty in the February incident and was sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release.

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