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Man gets 17 years for setting fires at three R.I. homes

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A Pawtucket man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after he pleaded no contest to five counts of arson. The attorney general’s office said Franci Villorio, 22, of Pawtucket was sentenced Thursday for setting five fires at three homes in Providence and Central Falls in 2011. Prosecutors said one of the fires Villorio set destroyed the home of his former girlfriend’s grandmother. They said he also set fires at the home of his former girlfriend’s new boyfriend and at her mother’s house.

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