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Police: Man charged after fireworks ignite fire

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Dewan Williams (Courtesy: Spartanburg County Detention Center) Dewan Williams (Courtesy: Spartanburg County Detention Center)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg Police said a man was arrested after setting of fireworks in a dumpster, sparking a fire.

Officers said Dewan Williams, 19, was charged with one count of fireworks Saturday evening, after police were dispatched to Pineneedle Drive at Oakview Drive to assist the fire department in a fire investigation.

A witness told police she had seen Williams lighting fireworks and throwing them into the dumpster, according to incident reports. The woman said Williams ran off when flames erupted from the trash container.

Williams was released from the Spartanburg County Detention Center early Sunday morning.

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