Police: Man tries to keep firefighters out of home

From staff reports

MOUNT UNION – A Mount Union resident was transported to J.C. Blair Hospital for minor injuries and mental health evaluation after it was determined he set an apartment on fire and attempted to prevent firefighters from entering his Green Street residence on Saturday, Mount Union Police Department reports.

Police said at approximately 9:10 p.m., police assisted Mount Union Fire Company at the scene of an apartment fire at 111 S. Green St.

According to the report, firefighters were able to extinguish the fire on the stove before it got out of control.