Endicott firefighter accused of setting fire to his own home posts bail


Accused arsonist Jason Stokes, 41, posted $10,000 cash bail in Broome County Court on Wednesday.

Stokes is an Endicott Firefighter, who has since been placed on paid leave, and is accused of setting fire to his own property at 410 East Main Street in August.

Police say they discovered multiple containers full of gas and other fuels strategically placed throughout the home.

Stokes’ wife and 2 children were also in the home when it was ignited.

No one was injured.

Anti-police messages were also spray-painted on the home.

Stokes was released Wednesday afternoon.

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