PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A 48-year-old man burned down his home in Otis, Ore., Tuesday -- and deputies say he tried to do it with his family inside.
When deputies arrived, at the burning home on Bear Creek Road, they found Leroy Adams armed with an AK-47 rifle "with several high capacity magazines and a handgun." That's according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
He reportedly was blocking his family from getting out when deputies arrived. His family members eventually were able to get out safely.
Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies were assisted by the Oregon State Police and the Lincoln City Police Department.
"After about 30 minutes of negotiating," the sheriff's office reported, "Adams disarmed himself and surrendered to deputies."
The North Lincoln Fire Department was able to respond and fight the fire, but by then the residence was completely destroyed.
There are no reports of injuries. Adams was taken to the Lincoln County Jail, where he'll wait to face charges of Reckless Burning, Arson in the First Degree, and five counts of Domestic Menacing. His total bail is set at $415,000.
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