Man Charged with Arson After Easley Brushwood Fire Evacuation

A brushwood fire in Easley led to the evacuation of about 20 homes on Dunklin and Graham Streets on Monday. The fire was reported at 11:35 a.m., contained by 6:00 p.m., and fully extinguished after seven hours. No homes were damaged, and no injuries were reported.

Seth Brian Bolding

The suspect, Seth Brian Bolding, who allegedly started a bonfire to celebrate his birthday, has been detained on a third-degree arson charge. He has a criminal history and is currently held at the Pickens County Detention Center with a bond set at $5,000.