Man Burns House and Traps Family Inside

OTIS, Ore. — A Lincoln County man is accused of setting his home on fire Tuesday, and trying to keep his family inside.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said Leroy Adams, 48,¬†started the fire, then used a rifle to keep fire and medical crews from responding. Deputies say he was upset over family issues. They were able to convince Adams to let his family out of the home, which was completely destroyed in the fire.

Adams now faces multiple charges including Arson and five counts of Domestic Menacing.

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