Cops: Central Pa. man starts fire in his foreclosed home

Posted: February 28, 2014 - 4:11am


LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a central Pennsylvania man whose home had been foreclosed locked himself inside, pulled out a gun and started a fire.

WGAL-TV said the man reportedly confronted the new homeowner Thursday afternoon in Lancaster.

Police said a dispute between the two was followed by the armed man locking himself inside the two-story brick home and starting a fire in the basement.

The man has been arrested and is now in custody. His name has not been released.

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