Man Who Lived In Incinerated Clay Arsenal Home Charged With Arson

Hartford police have arrested a resident of the Clay Arsenal home that burned down Saturday and charged him with arson.

Angel Ares, 36, was arrested Saturday and charged with arson, criminal mischief, eight counts of reckless endangerment and four counts of risk of injury.

The fire, which began around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, rendered the blue two-story house on Brook Street a smoldering wreck. The building was home to three families, and eight to 10 residents are now displaced, Deputy Chief Brian Foley said. One resident was treated for smoke inhalation at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Ares lived at the three-family home on Brook...