NCFD: Jackson Man Charged in Apartment Fire

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The North Canton Fire Department says their investigation of a fire in a three-story apartment building has resulted in charges for a Jackson Township man.

20-year-old Cole Riter is charged with aggravated arson, accused of purposely setting a fire inside an unoccupied first floor apartment unit.

That fire on Rose Lane Street SW not far from South Main Street last week.

That fire caused $80,000 in damage.

The State Fire Marshal also investigated.

There were no injuries.

Riter is in court Wednesday morning.