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REPORT: 3 children inside apartment where man intentionally set fire

Kendall J. Shaw (Source: LMDC) Kendall J. Shaw (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man has been arrested for intentionally setting fire to an apartment that had three children inside.

Investigators with the Metro Arson Squad arrested Kendall J. Shaw, 31, on one count of arson and three counts of wanton endangerment.

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Just before 3:30 a.m. Aug. 9, investigators say during or after a domestic dispute Shaw sprayed lighter fluid on a bed in the apartment in the 200 block of S. Shawnee Terrace and set the bed on fire. The children, ages 13, 7 and 5, were inside the apartment at the time.

The fire caused heavy damage to the building. Arson investigators said Shaw had been at the woman's workplace a short time before arguing with her and throwing things around.

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