FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A man was injured and arrested after setting a Fort Worth apartment on fire Saturday evening.
Just before 6 p.m. Feb. 15, police responded to a barricaded person call at the Villa Del Mar Apartments on Las Vegas Court. When officers arrived, a man was making threats to burn down the building and refusing to surrender.READ MORE: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
SWAT was then called and began working toward getting the man to come out when he proceeded to set the apartment he was in on fire.READ MORE: Small Business Owners Excited As Visitors Return, Pack The State Fair Of Texas
The man was shortly taken into custody where he was assessed by on scene medical personnel and transported to a nearby hospital for his injuries.MORE NEWS: SMU Beats TCU 42-34 In 100th Meeting Of The Dallas-Area Rivals
His identity has not been released at this time.