An Old Town man is accused of setting a fire at his home in the Penobscot Nation.

Joshua Francis, 31, is charged with arson.

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says the Old Town Fire Department responded to a fire at 5 Olamon Lane on Monday, August 16. Fire officials called in the State Fire Marshal's Office investigators to look into how the blaze started. Information and evidence gathered at the scene established to investigators that the fire was intentionally set.

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As the investigation continued, an arrest warrant was issued for Francis, who was living at the Olamon Lane residence at the time of the fire. He was arrested by the State Fire Marshal's Office on Tuesday, September 7, near Stillwater Avenue in Bangor.

Francis was taken to the Penobscot County Jail. There's no information about an alleged motive behind the fire.

Stay In This Maine Airbnb Complete With A Caboose

This train is going nowhere and that's all right with us.

Wow, take a peek at this Airbnb listed at $140 a night in Knox, right down the road in Waldo County. This cool and unique little setting featuring a cabin and caboose is located on farmland and can sleep up to 8 people. With 3 bedrooms and two baths, it's listed at $140 a night and looks like it would be a whole lot of fun.

The caboose itself was a working train car and part of the Maine Central Railroad up until 1992. Just imagine the train workers that stayed within it and the miles that it racked up all across Maine.

How could you not love a stay where chances are that you may interact with an emu and a Great Pyrenees Belly dog?

And the caboose looks to come in real handy if you have kids, who can sleep there while you have the cabin all to yourselves!

95% of the guests that have stayed here have given it a 5-star rating so sign us up! Let's take a peek.

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