Columbia PD arrest man accused of setting fire to vacant home on Beaumont Avenue
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– UPDATE: The Columbia Police Department says Michael McClellan has been taken into custody, accused of setting fire to a vacant home on Beaumont Avenue. Police say he was located on Lester Drive and is being interviewed by investigators before being taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
ORIGINAL POST (9/30/2021 2:22 p.m.)
The Columbia Police Department says they are looking for a man wanted in connection with a fire at a vacant home on Beaumont Avenue.
Police say 57-year-old Michael McClellan is accused of breaking into the vacant home and starting a fire after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say the entire structure was damaged by the fire.
The fire was put out by the Columbia Fire Department.