CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man has been arrested in connection with an apartment fire Sunday night at Ivy Hall on West Mill Street in Carbondale.
According to Carbondale Police, 39-year-old Deandre Pugh intentionally set his apartment on fire while other occupants were inside the building. He was arrested for aggravated arson and lodged in the Jackson County Jail.
Carbondale firefighters responded to the fire shortly after 9 p.m. and were able to extinguish the fire while police officers assisted with evacuating tenants from the building. No injuries were reported.
An investigation is underway. Anyone with information should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or the Carbondale Fire Department at 457-3299.