Scott Andrew Gouge, a 22 year old firefighter from Elkton Md. a member of the West Grove Pa. Volunteer Fire Company in Chester County was held for trial after a preliminary hearing.He is accused of setting fire to the garages of two homes on Dec.18 and Dec.30. Gouge, whose father is a former fire chief in West Grove, battled at least one of the fires he is accused of setting. Gouge was also a probationary member of the Singerly Volunteer Fire Company. Gouge is being held in the Chester County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bond. He was the second volunteer firefighter to be charged with arson in Chester County since November.

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