Man accused of assaulting firefighters at burning apartment

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

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.