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Knox man faces prison for burning down his house

Embers from what used to be houses on a property at 75 Saddlemire Road in the town of Knox illuminate the sky early Feb. 6.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Embers from what used to be houses on a property at 75 Saddlemire Road in the town of Knox illuminate the sky early Feb. 6.
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The Knox man who burned down his residence and several other buildings on his property and then threatened to shoot responding firefighters faces up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday in Albany County Court. Appearing before Judge Peter A. Lynch, 49-year-old Kenneth Fortuin pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree arson, a Class C felony, and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing firefighting operations. On Feb. 5, Fortuin burned down his residence and ...

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