A repeat arsonist has been sentenced to prison. 32-year-old Jake Richard Hardwick has a prior felony conviction for committing arson. He was arrested on September 22nd after using his lighter to start a grass fire in the parking lot of Love’s Truck Stop in Corning. After starting the blaze, Hardwick fled the scene but he was later apprehended. He’s been sentenced to 8 years in state prison.