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Akeley man arrested, charged with arson in Cass County case

An Akeley man has been charged in an arson fire that occurred in Cass County early Sunday morning.

According to Sheriff Tom Burch, Cass County authorities responded to the report of a house fire in the Chickamaw Beach area.

Although the dwelling was occupied at the time, no one was injured in the fire. Several departments responded, including Cass County, Pine River police, the Pine River Fire Department and Pequot Lakes Fire Department.

A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Brandon Todd Sannan, 22, of Akeley for his involvement in the occupied dwelling fire. Sannan remains in custody pending formal charges. The investigation continues.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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