No one was hurt.
Westminster, Md (KM) A man living in a group home in Westminster was arrested for trying set a mattress on fire.; Brian Allen Faith, 28, is charge d with 1st-degree arson, 2nd-degree arson, 2nd-degree malicious burning and six counts of reckless endangerment.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire fighters from the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded on Sunday to 1382 Allison Court, which is the location of a group home owned by Benchmark Human Services for a mattress on fire in a bedroom. But the fire was out by the time they arrived.
Investigators say Faith set the fire by pouring lighter fluid in the center of the mattress and setting it ablaze. Damage is estimated at $599. No one was hurt.
Faith was taken into custody.
By Kevin McManus