Pickens County man accused of setting home on fire with family inside


PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – A Pickens County man is accused of setting a home on fire with family members inside.

35-year-old Brian Jordon is charged with first-degree arson and three counts of attempted murder.

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Sheriff Todd Hall says the incident happened early Sunday morning on MLK Road, near the Sapps community.

Deputies believe Jordon set the mobile home on fire after an argument.

A mother and her two children were able to escape through a window with some burns.

They are recovering from their injuries.

Jordon remains in the Pickens County jail.

His bond has not been set.