UPDATE, 1:12 a.m. | Authorities say the suspect in an Everett arson was arrested Friday morning when he returned to the scene.
The fire department says the fire was set in the crawl space of a home and caused some light smoke. It was put out about 2:30 a.m. by a firefighter with an extinguisher.
Residents said the fire was started by a man who fled the scene. Police arrested him when he returned.
ORIGINAL POST | Everett firefighters extinguished a small fire in a home early Friday morning, which residents described as arson.
The residents told officers that a man had fled after setting the fire in the crawl space of a home in the 1900 block of 106th Street Southwest.
The blaze was reported at about 2:30 a.m.
Everett police later apprehended a suspect and booked him into jail.