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Walnut Hills man accused of using accelerant in apartment fire

Posted at 6:17 AM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 06:17:12-05

CINCINNATI -- A man was arrested after he used accelerant in an apartment fire Sunday night, according to police.

The man set fire to the stove in his Walnut Hills apartment and put accelerant on the fire, police said. The fire started just before midnight at an apartment complex near 2300 Kemper Lane. Crews were able to break and window and extinguish the fire.

No one was hurt, and no other apartments were damaged. It’s not yet known what the man could be charged with.

WCPO will update this story.