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Lanesboro man charged with arson

PRESTON, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Lanesboro man has been charged with two counts of arson in a fire that destroyed his home.

Roger Curtis Rain, 68, is facing one count of first-degree arson and one count of fifth-degree arson.

Firefighters responded to a report of a house on Highway 16 just east of Preston on Tuesday.

A criminal complaint said Rain started the fire at his home and left.

Deputies found Rain intoxicated a short time later at a nearby residence, according to the complaint.

Rain is scheduled to appear in court again Monday.

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