Dallas Apartment Fire

Credit: Alan Scaia, 1080 KRLD

Man Arrested After He Enters Apartment, Sets It On Fire

June 07, 2018 - 12:28 pm

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Police say a man went into an apartment and set a fire Thursday morning.

Dallas Police Office Tamika Dameron says the unidentified man knew someone who lives in the apartment. She says he broke in and threatened to hurt himself and the other man.

The tennant of the apartment was able to get outside and called police.

When police arrived, the suspect ran back inside the unit and began throwing furniture out of a windown. He then set fire to the apartment.

Dallas Fire Rescue recponded and put the fire out.

Police took the suspect to the hospital. Once released he will be placed under arrested.

No one else was hurt in the incident.