TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma police are investigating after a man broke into a home and started a fire Wednesday night.
Investigators said the incident happened in the 1300 block of East 58th Street at about 10 p.m.
According to police, the man broke into the home through a back door while a family was sleeping. The man then locked himself in the bathroom and started a fire.
The 30-year-old man was taken into custody.
The man was booked into the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of first-degree burglary and first-degree arson.
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