Arson suspect spotted running from scene

Arson fire on West Jackson Road in Clark County. (Photo/Clark County Sheriff's Department)

CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – An arson suspect is under arrest in Clark County.

Deputies arrested James Clemens for a house fire on West Jackson Road over the weekend.

They say he was spotted running from the home shortly after it caught fire.

Deputies say a witness stopped Clemens and held him until deputies arrived.

Clemens pleaded not guilty to aggravated burglary and arson in court Monday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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