Trial begins for man who starts fire, leaving 60 people without homes

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A man is on trial after police say he started a fire that left 60 people displaced from their homes. The trial for Charles Beck continues today. 

Beck is charged with arson and risking catastrophe for allegedly starting a fire in the Barnett Building in Albion.  The crime happened on February 9th, 2017.  

Testimony began yesterday and we’re told the jury will stay throughout the night.

The trial will pick back up on Monday. 

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