Inmate starts jail fire to not miss son's birthday party

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    FORREST CITY, Ark. (WREG) - A Forrest City man, already in jail on burglary charges, admitted to starting a fire in his cell so he could go to his son's birthday party.

    No one was hurt in the fire, but now 22-year-old Jonathan Paulman is facing a list of new charges in addition to burglary.

    Paulman now faces arson, aggravated assault, and criminal mischief charges after St. Francis County Deputies said he started a fire Tuesday night inside his jail cell.

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