Nov 15, 2016 12:27 PM

Ex-NH firefighter approved for parole on arson charge after serving 2-7 years

DOVER — A former firefighter and EMT in Peterborough who set fire to five multi-unit housing structures in 2013 has been approved for parole after he serves two to seven years for other arson charges.

READ: Convicted Durham arsonist to appeal court's decision

Gregory Potter set fire to houses in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, nearly killing three people sleeping at 4 Smith Park Lane, where a barn, apartment and three vehicles were damaged.

Potter was originally sentenced to four to 14 years in prison on July of 2015.

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