Ardmore man arrested for allegedly setting own home on fire

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ARDMORE, OK -- An Ardmore man has been arrested after allegedly setting fire to his own home.

It happened last night just after 9 PM on the 1100 block of Southwest Hailey.

Ardmore PD says that Robert Heartsell, the sole resident of the home, appeared intoxicated and admitted to police that he set fire to the house.

The Fire Marshal also reports that Roberts confessed to the arson.

The 63-year-old Ardmore resident was booked into the Carter County Jail on felony charges.