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Officials: Man set fire to neighbor’s front yard, facing arson charge

The incident was captured on surveillance video, authorities say

SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of setting fire to his neighbor's front yard is now facing a charge of arson.

San Antonio Police Department said 46-year-old Ryan Jenkins poured gasoline on his neighbor’s yard on Feb. 7th, lit a cigarette and threw it on the ground, causing a fire.

Authorities say the incident was captured on the homeowner's surveillance camera.

Jenkins is awaiting indictment and his pre-hearing is set for March 17, according to the Bexar County Courts website.

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