Alleged arsonist charged with setting Phillipsburg house fire
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And investigators say they know who set it. Erik J. Gall, 22, of Milford, N.J., is charged with aggravated arson. He allegedly set a Dec. 20 fire at 309 Firth Street in Phillipsburg. (Courtesy photo) Authorities have charged 22-year-old Erik J. Gall, of Milford in Hunterdon County, with aggravated arson, alleging he poured gasoline on the exterior of 309 Firth Street in Phillipsburg. Phillipsburg police had evacuated residents from both 309 and the attached home at 311 Firth..
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And investigators say they know who set it. Erik J. Gall, 22, of Milford, N.J., is charged with aggravated arson. He allegedly set a Dec. 20 fire at 309 Firth Street in Philli..
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