Deputies arrest 33-year-old in connection with Boardwalk Street fire

Authorities in Hernando County have arrested a man in connection with the fire on Boardwalk Street that occurred earlier this month. 

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On March fourth several homes in the Boardwalk Street area of Holiday caught fire, and It took firefighters 90 minutes to contain the blaze. 

Hernando County deputies believe that 33-year-old Joseph Bronson Newman set a van on fire that spread to several homes and vehicles. 

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Newman is facing multiple accounts of attempted homicide and arson.