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Authorities: Berne man set fire to his vacant home

Authorities: Berne man set fire to his vacant home Photo: Albany County Sheriff's Office .

March 11, 2018 07:40 PM

BERNE - Fire crews responded to a structure fire at 370 Woodstock Road on Sunday morning.

The Albany County Sheriff's Office says land owner Andrew Preisner set fire to his vacant residence in attempt to demolish the home with plans to build a new residence on the site.

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Preisner was charged with unlawful open burn, a misdemeanor.

Preisner is scheduled to appear before the Town of Berne Court.

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