GR Police: Man Lights Hotel Room on Fire to Ward Off Evil Spirits

Posted at 4:33 PM, Jan 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-30 11:37:44-05

Be75J2dIUAAxQ7bGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police say a man lit his Grand Rapids hotel room on fire Sunday to ward off evil spirits.

The fire was reported at around 4 p.m. at the Grand Inn, 3221 Plainfield Ave NE.  The man is currently in custody.

No one was injured in the fire and it was contained shortly after crews arrived on scene, but smoke was still filling the hallways at the hotel at 4:30 p.m.