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Meredith man faces arson charge in Landmark Inn fire in Laconia


LACONIA — Police have charged a Meredith man with arson in connection with a fire early Friday in the Landmark Inn, 480 Main St.

The fire in a fourth-floor hallway forced a temporary evacuation of the building while firefighters investigated and confirmed the fire was out.

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After speaking with witnesses, police officer Patrick Lyons was able to identify Benjamin P. Luoma, 28, of 64 Pleasant St., Meredith, as a suspect. Lyons said Luoma admitted lighting a small towel on fire, which then ignited the hallway carpet.
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Luoma was arrested and charged with arson, a felony, and was scheduled for arraignment later Friday in Circuit Court-Laconia District Division.
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