Man gets 25 years for setting fires that killed 7 horses, dog 05/25/2019 8:27 am PDT Comments West Metro Fire Twitter / KDVR By Eric Ruble and Shaul Turner, KDVR LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) -- A judge sentenced a man to 25 years in prison Friday for starting fires that killed seven horses and a dog in Lakewood last year. According to West Metro Fire Rescue, Earnest Maynes, 38, was sentenced on arson and animal cruelty charges. On April 28, 2018, two dumpster fires and a tire fire were reported at about 3 a.m. About a half-hour later, two adjacent barns caught fire, West Metro Fire said at the time. The barns were deemed a total loss and investigators said the fire was suspicious because of the nearby fires. MORE: Man gets 25 years for setting Lakewood fires that killed 7 horses, dog - KDVR #Colorado #KDVR Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.