Dec 30, 2013 8:19 AM by Ian Auzenne

Son accused of setting house ablaze after fight with father

A Lafayette man is behind bars on aggravated arson charges after he allegedly set his family's house on fire.

Firefighters were called to the 200 block of Elias G. Road shortly after midnight.

Investigators say 24-year-old Justin Bartlett was involved in a domestic dispute with his father before starting the blaze inside the home. Bartlett and his mother were inside the home at the time. Both escaped without injury.

Officials say the house is a total loss. The fire also destroyed a car at the home.



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