Arsonist endangers lives of 6 people overnight

Everyone was able to get out of the house safely.

ELLINGTON, Ct. (WWLP) – An arsonist endangered the lives of 6 people overnight at a home in Ellington, Connecticut, not far from the Longmeadow line.

Police suspect the arsonist first set fire to a car. The fire then spread to five other cars and a home where people were sleeping. The fire melted the siding.

Everyone was able to get out of the house safely.