Huntsville Police: Man lit rack of clothing on fire inside Gander Mountain

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Joseph Charles Cobble (Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police have charged a 25-year-old man with first-degree arson.  Joseph Charles Cobble was arrested Sunday morning.

Police say Cobble walked inside Gander Mountain, at 3418 North Memorial Parkway, on Saturday around 7:30 p.m.  Officers say Cobble poured camp fuel on a rack of clothing before setting it on fire. He left the store and drove away.

Arson and Crime Scene Investigators looked into the case and arrested Cobble at his home early Sunday about 2 a.m.

WHNT News 19 is working to get more details on this story today.


Gander Mountain is located at 3418 North Memorial Parkway in Huntsville, AL