Man Gets Prison for Fires in Fredericksburg
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) - A Fredericksburg man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for starting fires that damaged a lumberyard and a vehicle.
The Chickasaw County sheriff's office says 24-year-old Brandon Deetz was sentenced on charges of second-degree arson and second-degree theft on Tuesday.
Authorities say he was responsible for a June 2011 fire at Superior Building Center in Fredericksburg and for another nearby fire that damaged a vehicle. He was also charged with stealing a vehicle the morning of the fires.
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