• Police: Tips lead to arrest in Hickory Walmart fire

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    HICKORY, N.C. - Police in Hickory said tips from the public helped them identify a man accused of setting clothes on fire inside a Walmart.

    Keith Duncan is charged with burning personal property.

    Police said the 31-year-old was captured on surveillance video setting several pairs of jeans on fire inside the Walmart in Hickory. The fire did nearly $50,000 of damage.

    An employee and a customer grabbed a fire extinguisher to put that fire out.

    To read early stories of the Walmart fire, click here.

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