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Man arrested after fire at Billings apartment building

Posted at 8:03 AM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 10:03:22-04

A man was arrested early Friday after a fire was intentionally set at a Billings apartment building.

Police and fire officials said the incident happened at the Grandview Apartments, 1151 28th Street West at about 3:45 a.m.

A Halloween door decoration was intentionally set on fire with occupants inside the apartment.

The fire alarm alerted the occupants in the building and everyone safely evacuated, fire officials said.

A 25-year-old man was arrested by officers after fleeing the scene. His name was not released.

No one was injured and damages were estimated at $500.