Nicholas County man arrested on arson charges

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – West Virginia State Fire Marshal investigators allege a Nicholas County man set fire to his own home earlier this month.

Lonnie Wayne Bragg, 52, of Tioga, is charged with first-degree arson. Initial calls to 911 reported the Feb. 5 fire on the front porch of Bragg’s home at 23 Frazier Alley.

Craigsville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the residence and put out the fire.

The subsequent investigation by the WVSFMO led to the Feb. 6 arrest of Bragg.

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