Man held for trial in arson at well-known music company

    The man accused of setting a fire to a Philadelphia musical heritage landmark has been ordered held for trial.

    The man accused of setting a fire to a Philadelphia musical heritage landmark has been ordered held for trial.

    Christopher Cimini was ordered to stand trial on charges that he started the fire that caused three to five million dollars in damage to Philadelphia International Records in February.

    One of the founders of the company, Kenny Gamble, says it’s been a tough go since the blaze.

    “There’s quite a few things that we can never recover,” he said. “Many things that we have are irreplaceable so as I said before, we are satisfied as to how the system is going. Hopefully there will be justice for everybody.”

    Since Cimini has never been arrested before, his attorney says she hopes to keep him out of jail.

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