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Arson suspect arrested in Kalamazoo

Posted at 3:49 AM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-01 05:50:32-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Officers responded to a man threatening to set his mobile home on fire on Nancy Lane near Americana Estates.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday night, when officers found the 25-year-old suspect in his home with flames spotted at the back of his residence.

No one was injured, as the suspect was arrested and the fire was extinguished.

The Fire Marshal's office is still investigating the incident.

Anyone with more information about the attempted arson is encouraged to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911, Silent Observer at 269-343-2100, or visit