The subject of a SWAT situation in Warrensville Heights set his apartment complex on fire Tuesday evening
The fire began on Banbury Court around 4:21 p.m. Fire departments from multiple cities including Warrensville Heights, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights, Bedford Heights, Highland Heights,Highland Hills and Beachwood responded to the scene.
Officials told News 5 the fire had spread to a second building and a third building was threatened.
Mayor Sellers said the incident started as a domestic violence call. A woman ran to a neighbor's house to call 911, claiming her husband threatened to kill her and the kids.
When police arrived, they said the man barricaded himself inside and lit the home on fire. A SWAT team was able to get him out of the apartment. Nobody was injured.
The American Red Cross is assisting displaced families.
— Derick Waller News 5 (@derickwallerTV) April 10, 2017