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Mineral County resident arrested on arson, injury charges


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) – A Keyser man has been charged in an arson fire that injured a firefighter.

Neil David Lambka allegedly set fire to a house in Keyser intentionally on March 5.

The Keyser Volunteer Fire Department responded and during fire suppression on the house, a Keyser firefighter was injured and treated by EMS at the scene.

W.Va. State Fire Marshal investigators, in coordination with the Mineral County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, have charged Lambka with two counts of first-degree arson and one count of causing injuries during an arson-related crime.

Lambka is currently being held at the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail on unrelated charges.

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