Erie man accused of arson heads to trial

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An Erie man accused of arson is awaiting his trial.

66 year-old Stephen Duffala was arrested last October in connection with a fire that occurred at Friendship Apartments.

Duffala is charged with multiple felony counts of arson, aggravated assault, and risking a catastrophe.

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation following the fire. According to police, Duffala lived in the apartment the fire was caused in.

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