Court date set for Canton man accused of setting large apartment - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Court date set for Canton man accused of setting large apartment fire

Christopher Cooper (Source: Stark County Jail) Christopher Cooper (Source: Stark County Jail)
CANTON, OH (WOIO) - Canton police have charged Christopher Cooper with aggravated arson. He's accused of setting a fire at a Rachel Street NW apartment complex Tuesday and will make his first court appearance on Friday.

Nine people were sent to the hospital, including four children and a firefighter.

Firefighters say several children were dropped from third-floor windows into the arms of firefighters and one man jumped from a window, breaking his ankle.

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

The fire is still under investigation. 

Cooper is locked up in the Stark County jail.  

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