Fruitland volunteer firefighter faces arson charges | News
FRUITLAND, MO (KFVS)- A guilty plea entered by one volunteer firefighter from Fruitland leads to charges against another.
Gordon Schafer entered the plea Monday on a charge of arson, admitting he set fire to a home next to the Fruitland Fire Department in August 2012.
According to court papers, Schafer also agreed to testify against a second firefighter, Christopher Bruce.
Armed with that knowledge, Cape Girardeau County's assistant prosecutor filed an arson charge against Bruce.
There is a warrant out for Bruce's arrest. Authorities did not have him in custody as of late Friday morning.
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