Allegheny County Jail

Volunteer Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Setting Two Fires In Munhall

19-year-old Ryan Laubham initially denied setting the fires

August 19, 2019 - 12:22 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A 19-year-old volunteer firefighter is pleading guilty to starting two fires in Munhall last December.

Ryan Laubham initially denied setting the house fires on Crawford Avenue, but when police showed security video's with Laubham at the scene of the fires beforehand, he admitted to using gasoline to set one blaze, paper towels to start another.

In the criminal complaint he says he did it because he was bored.

Laubham pleaded guilty Monday morning to five arson-related counts.

He will be sentenced in November.

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