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Chattanooga man charged with arson

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A Chattanooga man faces arson charges after admitting to setting a house on fire.

June 17th, the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a house fire call on Hixson Pike.  When they arrived they discovered Walter Marks unconscious in his truck in the driveway.

Firefighters entered the house and found a fire in two separate rooms and put them out.
Marks was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a drug overdose.  When officials went to speak with him, he told them "he wanted to come clean", that he had started the fire.  

Marks was arrested and charged with arson.


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