A Brandon man is behind bars after police say he lit his house on fire, then watched it burn.
Emergency crews were called to the blaze at a Louise Avenue home Tuesday afternoon after flames were seen shooting out the side of the building.
Police said they spotted a man staring at the flames, and when they struck up a conversation with him, he told them he lived in the main floor suite and had started the fire.
The 34-year-old man was arrested for arson, and will be appearing in Brandon court Wednesday.
There were no injuries, and the fire is still under investigation.
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