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Police arrest man accused of setting cars on fire

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Police arrested a man Thursday who they say set two parked cars on fire and attempted to burn a house.

Officers say Joseph H. Woods, 34, started the fires in front of a house on Jacobson Avenue on Madison's east side early Wednesday morning. They say he also poured accelerant near the front of the house.

The fires caused significant damage to the cars. 

The victim, a 51-year-old man, told police he had ongoing disputes with Woods.

Woods was arrested for arson and attempt to commit arson. 

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