- Associated Press - Friday, October 2, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection with a fire that left one person injured in Topeka.

The Topeka Capital-Journal (https://bit.ly/1KUUWSm ) reports the 49-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning and faces one count of aggravated arson and one count of aggravated battery.

Authorities say a fire was reported around 2:40 a.m. Thursday at an apartment complex. Fire Marshal Michael Martin said one person was able to escape and call 911 and fire crews rescued another person.

A man believed to be in his 50s was taken to the hospital with injuries that are considered to be possibly life-threatening.


Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, https://www.cjonline.com

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