Man accused of assaulting firefighters at burning apartment

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by Christina O'Haver

azfamily.com

Posted on March 16, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 18 at 10:12 AM

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PHOENIX -- A man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting firefighters at his burning apartment Saturday night.

When firefighters arrived at the complex on Cave Creek Road near Union Hills Drive, they saw a top story unit on fire.

The firefighters got to the front door of the unit and were reportedly met by a belligerent occupant. He allegedly assaulted them and tried to obstruct firefighting efforts.

The fire was contained to the kitchen.

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