Man charged wtih starting West Philly fire - Philadelphia News

August 3, 2008 4:21:09 PM PDT
A 42-year-old man has been arrested for arson. 42-year-old Derrick Robinson was arrested for causing the fire at the apartment building on 56th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia.

Police say that witnesses saw Robinson squirting a liquid on the first floor and lighting it on fire.

The fire displaced 8 families with a total of 14 people.

The fire started just before lunchtime in the 3-story apartment building.

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