Man Accused of Burning Down Camper Where Ex-Boss Lived

Authorities say a Gardiner, Maine, man burned down the camper trailer that his former boss lived in and has been arrested for arson.

Police charged 35-year-old Joseph Manganella with two counts of arson on Friday. He spent the weekend in jail and is expected to appear in court on Monday or Tuesday.

Police say the fire destroyed a camper where Eric and Kristie Baker lived with their three children. They say no one was home at the time the fire broke out.

Manganella formerly worked for Baker as a roofer.

Investigators say the fire appeared to be set to cover up theft of tools from the camper.

Manganella was still being held on $50,000 bail on Monday. It was unclear if he had an attorney.

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