On October 7 the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office concluded its investigation pertaining to the house fire at 6550 Carolyn Ave in Gleneden Beach.
The investigation revealed Kevin Dugger, age 64, had intentionally set his home on fire. At the time the fire was set there were two additional people living in an apartment attached to the primary residence. The two occupants successfully fled the property without injury and called 911 to report the fire.
Deputies arrested Mr. Dugger for Arson in the First Degree, Arson in the Second Degree and Reckless burning. He was released from the hospital and taken to the Lincoln County Jail where his bail was set at $215,000.