Charges filed in Eldon House Fire

An Eldon man is facing charges after allegedly attempting to burn a house on Friday. Eldon Fire Fighters and Eldon Police responded to a call in the 500 block of Court Street for a structure fire. During the investigation conducted by Eldon Police investigators learned that Darren Manring was allegedly trying to harm himself and set fire to the residence. Manring reportedly attempted to set fire in the back seat of an automobile, before setting a fire inside the home. 55 year old Darren Eugene Manring is charged with 1 count of arson with a bond of $50-thousand-dollars. The home was considered a complete loss.