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Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Arson



    Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Arson
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    Former volunteer firefighter facing new arson charges.

    A former Prince George's County firefighter will serve time in jail for setting fires instead of extinguishing them.

    Prosecutors say last March, volunteer firefighter Jerome Engle set fire to a building on Riverdale Road.

    He pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree arson in the case.

    Engle faces 10 years in prison, but as part of a plea agreement, he could serve just a year in jail.

    Engle was one of several volunteer firefighters in the county investigated for intentionally setting fires.