Restaurant owner charged with arson following fire at HWY 55 Burgers in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- A Tuscaloosa restaurant owner is in custody after he allegedly set fire to his building last night. 

Authorities responded to a fire at the Highway 55 Burgers restaurant on McFarland Boulevard Tuesday night. 

Deputies with the Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Department took owner Derrick Maddox into custody last night. 

Maddox is charged with arson. He is being held on a $15,000 bond. 

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