Police make arrest in East Nashville fire

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 9:23am
Staff reports

A man is behind bars in connection to a fire that heavily damaged a trailer in East Nashville on Sunday night, NewsChannel5 reports.  

Just after the fire started at about 11 p.m., police said John Leonard Ivey was seen running from the trailer at Ranchwood Mobile Home Park on Dickerson Road. He had made previous threats that he was going to set the residents home on fire.  

The people who lived inside were able to escape safely.  

Ivey faces aggravated arson charges, police said.