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Quincy man sentenced to 18 years for meth-related fire


 A Quincy man admits to starting a fire while making meth, during a court hearing Thursday.

Donald McClelland pled guilty to aggravated participation in meth manufacturing and burglary.  He was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison.

Authorities say McClelland caused a flash fire on May 16 after mixing chemicals at 517 Sycamore in Quincy. 

McClelland ran away after the fire started and was found in downtown Quincy five days later.

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