Fire Set During Dispute at Binghamton Home
Authorities are investigating a blaze that apparently was intentionally set in a house on Binghamton's South Side.
Police officers and fire units were sent to 4 The Arena Street around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.
The blaze was quickly extinguished. Officials say a mattress had been set on fire during a disturbance inside the house. No injuries were reported and damage was confined to a bedroom.
Police interviewed a man who had been involved in the dispute. He was taken from the scene to a crisis unit for an evaluation. No charges had been filed in connection with the fire.
The city fire marshal's office was investigating the incident and its report had not been completed Wednesday afternoon.