Dayton man admits to setting houses on fire to police

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Dayton Fire Investigators filed arson charges against a man who admitted to setting six separate fires in the city of Dayton on May 2.

Police arrested 30-year-old John Searls on May 1 on unrelated charges.

Police said Searls admitted to setting six separate fires within the city of Dayton.

Below is a map of the fires that took place between November 2017 and April 2018: 

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