Man Confesses to Setting Several Fires

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SHAMOKIN — Authorities in Northumberland County have filed more arson charges against James Neidlinger from Shamokin.

Police said Neidlinger has now confessed to starting three fires in the city. One last year on Shamokin Street, and two in January at places along North Shamokin Street.

Fire crews in Shamokin have had to respond to at least eight fires in the last few months, many in the same neighborhood.