Man arrested after apartment fire that sent nine to hospitals - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Man arrested after apartment fire that sent nine to hospitals

Man arrested after Canton apartment fire (Source: Raycom) Man arrested after Canton apartment fire (Source: Raycom)
CANTON, OH (WOIO) -

A Canton man faces nine counts of aggravated arson after a fire at an apartment building sent nine people to the hospital Tuesday night, including four children and a firefighter.

Canton firefighters were called to an apartment complex on Rachel Street NW around 6 p.m. Tuesday evening and found the building engulfed in flames.

Several children were dropped from third-floor windows into the arms of firefighters.

One man jumped from the third floor, breaking his ankle.

Another woman was brought down from the third floor by ladder.

Four adults, four children and one firefighter were taken to the hospital.

The fire is still under investigation.

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