Man, 49, charged with arson for fire at Uptown building
CHICAGO - A man was charged with setting a fire Tuesday night inside a building in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago's North Side
Toma Smith, 49, was identified by police as the suspect who lit an "incendiary object" to cause a fire inside a building around 6:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of West Lawrence Avenue, officials said.
He was arrested moments later and charged with one felony count of aggravated arson, police said.
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Toma Smith | Chicago police
Smith is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.
No further information was immediately available.