Alleged Arsonist Arrested

A Conway man was arrested in regards to starting fires at a home on West 11th Street in Winnsboro and at the Winnsboro Concrete company along Highway 321 South.

A Conway man is facing charges after allegedly starting two fires in Fairfield County.

27-year-old, Steven Hout was arrested in regards to starting fires at a home on West 11th Street in Winnsboro and at the Winnsboro Concrete company along Highway 321 South.

Two people were asleep in the home when the fire was intentionally ignited.

No injuries were reported in result of the blaze breakouts.

Hout has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, attempted arson, second-degree arson, and second-degree burglary. He is now detained at the Fairfield County Detention Center.

Details have not yet been released as to how officials connected the fires to the suspect.